2022: the Year of Mineralogy
The International Mineralogical Association (IMA) has declared 2022, the Year a Mineralogy
Why 2022 ?
2022 is the bicentennial of the death of René Just Haüy (born 1743) who is a father of modern mineralogy and crystallography
‘Mineralogy 2022’ will be a worldwide celebration of mineralogy to highlight its importance in our everyday lives.
Approved by UNESCO, it is part of the ‘International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development’ (IYBSSD2022).