Centennial Events

Centennial Events

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Entrance, Carnegie Institution for Science.

MSA Centennial Symposium: June 20-21, 2019 at the Carnegie Institution for Science Building, 1530 P St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Registration: (online) (pdf)

Lodging: The Darcy (1515 Rhode Island Ave NW, 0.2 miles away from Carnegie)



An evening of viewing the gem, mineral and geology halls with drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres. 7-10 pm, June 20, 2019 at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.
Included in registration.

Members offering public presentations about mineralogy and petrology as part of the 100th anniversary of MSA. Submit yours!



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MSA's Founding

E. H. Kraus (1917) MSA founder.

Illustrated History of MSA's Founding (1917-1920)


Previous Anniversaries

The Tenth (1929); Twenty-Fifth (1944); Fiftieth (1969); and Seventy-Fifth (1994)

About MSA

MSA offices - Chantilly, VA.

A brief description of MSA and its programs

MSA original seal (1933)


Centennial Events

All events celebrating the MSA Centennial thru out the year

Mineralogical Society of America, 3635 Concorde Pkwy Ste 500, Chantilly VA 20151-1110 USA, Tel: +1 (703) 652-9950 Fax: +1 (703) 652-9951, E-mail: jaspeer@minsocam.org website: www.minsocam.org