Minerals Day

A close up of sphalerite (zinc sulfide)



Join the Earth Science Week team in raising awareness of and appreciation for minerals and mineralogy among the general public as well as K-12 and higher education students and teachers in both formal and informal educational settings.

The American Geosciences Institute and the Mineralogical Society of America are developing materials, organizing outreach, and collaborating with geoscience partners in government agencies, professional associations, private corporations, and other groups to gear up for the first-ever Minerals Day on October 12, 2020. 


American Geosciences Institute (AGI)

Mineralogical Society of America (MSA)

Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration

Minerals Education Coalition


Critical Issues: Mineral Resources

Mineralogy 4 Kids

Move Mining Next Gen (Competition)