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The Commission on Ore Mineralogy of the International Mineralogical Association (IMA) was set up in 1962 to serve the interests of ore mineralogists in universities, research institutions and the minerals industry across the world. Our goals are to promote ore mineralogy within the scientific community, to train fellow members in investigative skills through a series of short courses, and to support the activities of other IMA commissions by providing advice and expert opinion on issues related to our fields of research. Through its regular short courses, regional meetings, scientific sessions, other symposia and field excursions, as well as its website, COM offers a platform to ore mineralogists to share their knowledge with others, exchange information, and to speak with a collective voice on issues that affect our branch of science. As one of the commissions of IMA, the COM supports the goals of international cooperation and collaborative research in pure and applied mineralogy.

Link to COM website

A short course will be given following the IMA General Meeting (28 August - 1 September, 2010).


Summary of the COM activities from 2010 to present

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COM activities 2010

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COM activities 2009

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COM member list 2009

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COM activities 2008

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COM activities 2007

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COM Mid-term activity (july2006)

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COM activities 2006

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COM activities 2005

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COM activities 2004

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Florence Business Meeting, September 2004

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COM activities 2003

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Edinburgh Business Meeting, September 2002

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COM activities 2002

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