The Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (SGA) is an international scientific society that promotes the science of mineral deposits geology. To learn more about the SGA...


Membership to SGA is open to all persons interested in economic geology, mineral resources, industrial minerals and environmental aspects related to mineral deposits. The SGA is an international society with global membership in over 50 countries.

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SGA members can get free colour plates in papers published in Mineralium Deposita. Members are eligible toreduced registration fees at SGA Biennial Meetings and at meetings co-sponsored by the SGA. Members benefit HUGE discounts on SGA publications.

Educational Fund

It is widely acknowledged that there is a worldwide shortage of well-trained young professionals in the field of mineral deposit research and economic geology. By establishing the SGA Educational Fund (SGA EF), the SGA wishes to contribute to training the next generation of economic geologists by providing support for educational activities in mineral deposit geology for students and professionals from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

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XXXIII UNESCO-SEG-SGA Latin American Metallogeny Course 2015, Campinas, Brazil