Our mission since 1955: Promote and advance the knowledge of mineralogy and the related disciplines of
crystallography, petrology, geochemistry and economic geology.
There are many good reasons to become a member or to renew your membership.
You will receive:
MAC also offers the following services to the Earth Sciences community at large:
- A subscription to Elements - An International Magazine of Mineralogy; Geochemistry, and Petrology (replaces MAC Newsletters)
- 20% discount on MAC short courses-volumes and special publications
- Special discount on registration fee at our annual meeting
- Applied short course offered prior to the annual meeting.
- You will be supporting the mineralogical community and a society-run journal published by a non-profit organization.
- Promotion of excellence by giving out the Hawley Award for the best paper published in The
Canadian Mineralogist, the Past-President medal for outstanding contributions to the mineral
sciences in Canada, the Leonard G. Berry Medal for distinguished service to the Association.
- Symposia and special sessions organized at the GAC-MAC annual meeting.
- Student award prizes to the top student in introductory mineralogy course at each Canadian university.
- Annual scholarship for a graduate student.
- A commitment to furthering public awareness of science.
Any person or organization engaged or interested in the fields of mineralogy,
crystallography, petrology, geochemistry and economic geology can join the
Mineralogical Association of Canada.
Becoming a member is easy. Just go to the online store or fill the
application/renewal form and fax or mail back to us.