The 944th meeting of the
Mineralogical Society
Southern California

May Meeting

Program: The Formation of Meteorite Minerals
Presented by Alan Rubin

Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 7:30 P.M.
We meet at…
Pasadena City College
Geology Department, E-Building, Room 220
1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena

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:
The Formation of Meteorite Minerals presented by Alan Rubin

Researchers have identified a new mineral in the oldest solar system solids from primitive meteorites. They’ve named it “rubinite” after Dr. Alan E. Rubin, a pioneering cosmochemist at University of California, Los Angeles.

Upcoming Events
  • June 4- Board Meeting
  • June- Mohamed Elghetari: Mars
  • July- Webers, Mary Pat & Dick: Canadian Amythest
  • August 6- Annual Picnic & silent Auction
  • September- Dr. George Rossman: Quartz crystals
  • October- Leslie Neff & Larry Hoskinson – Opals Part 2

The MSSC is pleased to offer:

X-Dana Mineral Spreadsheet