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The Geological Society Newsletter is published three times a year and is available either by e-mail or by postage to all paid up members of the Society. Please feel free to request back copies (for a fee) or send comments to our Newsletter Editor. Contributions to the newsletter on any topic related to geology are always welcome

Talks - Online with the GSSA

With the link below you can view the GSSA program of talks and register to participate.
 
 
Each talk has a registration link included, and GSZ members can register with these. The need for registration is twofold; the GSSA Zoom license is limited to 100 people and they need to manage that, and to ensure security

Passing of Maarten de Wit

We regret to announce that one of our Honorary Members, Maarten de Wit, passed away on Wednesday, April 15.
 
In 2000,  Maarten delivered  Macgregor Memorial Lecture to the Geological Society of Zimbabwe titled    "Old rocks act lies: that's why it is so difficult to reconstruct what Earth looked like long ago” 
 
Professor Maarten de Wit  was one of Africa’s most distinguished earth scientists whose research interests spanned geodynamics, tectonics and stratigraphy, early earth processes and the evolution of the Gondwana supercontinent. 

AGM 2020

The 2020 AGM was held at 1700 hours on 28th February 2020 at Kia Ora Lodge, 60 Knightsbridge Road, Newlands, Harare.
 The following agenda was dicussed:
 
 1. Convening of Meeting
 
 2. Obituaries  and Minute of Silence
 
 3. Apologies
 
 4. Minutes of Previous AGM
 
    -Consideration and approval of the minutes
   -Matters arising not covered  elsewhere in the agenda
 
 5.

Talk - Pegmatites – questions and answers? - Judith Kinnaird

Judith Kinnaird,   SEG Regional Vice President Lecturer 2019,  delivered a talk titled 'Pegmatites – questions and answers?' to approximately 30 members of the Society at 530pm on Thursday 23 January 2020 in the Kramers room,  Geology Depatment  -  UZ.
 
Please see the presentation attached below:-

Summer Symposium 2019

The Summer Symposium was held at the Geology Department UZ on 29th November 2019 and attended by 75 members
 
Welcome - Nevison Chikandiwa-  Geological Society Chair
 
Official Opening - Forbes Mugumbate -  Director of the Geological Survey
 
Summary Of The Petroleum Exploration Completed In The Mzarabani Project By Invictus Energy - Brent Barber
 
Sijarira surprise!

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