The Geological Society Fall Meeting and the Maine Metallic Minerals Conference will be held on Friday November 9th at the Black Bear Inn in Orono. The Metallic Minerals Conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Society”s fall busines

s meeting will follow the conference presentations, followed by a cash bar reception. Lunch and an after meeting dinner will be available with prior registration. Details and registration information are below.

GSM Fall Meeting 2012 and Minerals Conference Announcement

Registration Form

Maine Metallic Minerals Conference Program

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Geological Society of Maine
Maine Metallic Minerals Conference

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Orono, Maine

DATES: November 9, 2012

Co-sponsored by the
University of MaineSchool of Earth and ClimateSciences
Maine Geological Survey
at the Black Bear Inn,

8am to 5pm

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Program Schedule:
The Geological Society of Maine, in cooperation with the University of Maine School of Earth and Climate Sciences and the Maine Geological Survey, will host the Maine Metallic Minerals Conference on November 9, 2012, at the Black Bear Inn in Orono, Maine. This day-long conference will include presentations on the geology and mineral potential of Maine, the history of non-ferrous metal exploration and mining in the state, land ownership and access to the land base, surface and mineral owner perspectives, and current mining and reclamation techniques. The Geological Society of Maine will conduct its fall business meeting after the conference presentations, followed by a cash bar reception. Lunch and an after meeting dinner will be available with prior registration.

Program registration:

  • The program is free to current members of the Geological
    Society of Maine who are current in dues standing for the year 2012.
  • The program is also free for students with a school id.
  • Non Geological Society of Maine members registration is $25
  • Registration Forms
    are available for downloading. Print one out, fill it in, and send it off with your payment to
    the address on the form , or fax to 207-581-2202 and make your payment by Visa or Master Card.
  • To register online and pay with Visa or MasterCard, click here:
    Visa or Master Card Payment


  • Paid meal registration must be received by October 31,
    2012. Meal tickets will not be available
    at the door. Other food options are
    available nearby the conference center for late registrants.
  • The first 30 students to register by October 29 will receive
    a free ticket to the onsite lunch.
  • Lunch: sandwich buffet, cookies, coffee, tea, sodas. ($20)
  • Dinner: Grilled NY Strip Steak, Grilled Salmon, or Eggplant
    Parmesan with potato, salad, dessert, coffee or tea. ($35)

If you would like to join our group of sponsors, please contact Dr. Alice Kelley at: or 207-581-2056

Accommodations are available at the Black Bear Inn and in the Orono and Bangor areas


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