The Mineralogical Society


Southern California

976th Meeting

Greetings everyone,

MSSC’s annual Installation Banquet and Silent Auction will be:


Saturday, January 4, 2020.    5:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.    $41.00 per person.

Pinocchio’s Restaurant at 1449 N. Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA

(banquet menu details). 

Featured speaker:  Paul Adams, geologist and collector who will present

 “Mineralogy of the Copper World and Mohawk Mines San Bernardino County, California”. 

Plenty of seating and parking available.  Reservations due by Monday, December 23, 2019.

Contact Programs Chair Rudy Lopez: or leave a message (626) 993-7989.

Make and mail checks to
1301 Leonard Ave
Pasadena, CA 91107 
Come out to support your society!  Meet and greet your elected officers and directors!  Have a pleasant time!  Enjoy Paul Adams’ presentation!  You can’t miss!  
And, don’t forget your Silent Auction donations for MSSC’s primary fundraiser.  See you there!



About us…

The Mineralogical Society of Southern California is dedicated to the dissemination of a general knowledge of the mineralogical and related earth sciences through the study and collecting of mineral specimens. Organized in 1931, it is the oldest mineralogical society in the western United States.
The MSSC is a scientific non-profit organization that actively supports the Pasadena City College Geology Department, its associated Dana Club,, and the Field Science Scholarship Fund. Support is also given to the San Bernardino County Museum of Natural History and Mindat.
The MSSC is affiliated with the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies and American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.

About the Program: 


Upcoming Events

Important news about the MSSC Rosters for 2020.

The MSSC is pleased to offer the new 2019 edition of Bob Pedersen’s X- Dana 

X-Dana Mineral Spreadsheet

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