44th Annual Seminar of the Joint 
Mineralogical Societies of Australasia 
2022 - North Island, New Zealand

Latest news is that the seminar will be held as a virtual event!

For the latest 2022 seminar information, please return to this page as more details come to hand.

The NZ Micro-mineral Group will be running the 44th Annual Seminar of the Joint Mineralogical Societies of Australasia in Dargaville, Northland, New Zealand.

We will follow our normal format with the Micro-mineral Symposium being held from the 21-25th of October 2022 at the Tangihua Lodge. 

There will be basic accommodation at the Symposium but accommodation will also be available in Dargaville and Whangarei for those that prefer.
Field trips are yet to be finalised but will probably be:

  • 25th - A Waipoua basalt locality
  • 26th Pantellerite or epi-thermal deposit
  • 27th Carbonate skarn

The Seminar will be run at a Dargaville venue with the topic of "Zeolites" but there will be time allocated for other topics as well. 

Talks will be scheduled for Friday and Saturday morning (28th & 29th October) with a buy,swap and sell session on the Saturday afternoon. The Seminar dinner will be held on the Friday night.

Presentations are invited and more information can be requested by emailing Rod Martin nzsailor@xtra.co.nz