Centennial Events

Centennial Events

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Entrance, Carnegie Institution for Science.

June 20-21, 2019 at the Carnegie Institution for Science Building, 1530 P St NW, Washington, DC 20005
(Presentations video links)
(Symposium Exhibits)
(Program (2.2 MB)



From the evening of viewing the gem, mineral and geology halls, June 20, 2019 at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.

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



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Centennial Publicity

The Mineralogical Society of America Turns 100 - Eos.org feature article

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


American Mineralogist virtual Centennial volume

The American Mineralogist celebrated its 100th volume in 2016. The celebration spanned two years, 2015 and 2016 but continued into 2018 and 2019 in honor of MSA's Centennial Celebration.


Centennial Events

All events celebrating the MSA Centennial thru out the year

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