Rossiiskoe Mineralogicheskoe Obshchestvo
Mineralogical Society of Russia
The Russian Mineralogical Society is a public scientific organization uniting specialists and scientific groups working in the field of mineralogy and adjacent sciences.
The RMS was founded in St. Petersburg in 1817 and is the world oldest mineralogical society among present. From 1869 till nowdays its residence is the St. Petersburg Mining Institute.
Since the time of its foundation the main principle of the RMS activity is «Mineralogy in the whole space of this word». The RMS organizes scientific conferences, publishes the journal "Proceedings of the RMS" ("Zapiski RMO"), monographs, takes part in the research expeditions.
The Russian Mineralogical Society is a member and one of the establishers (1958) of the International Mineralogical Association and also a member of the European Mineralogical Union.
See online : Russian Mineralogical Society