To join the Russian Mineralogical
Society you have to proceed the electronic registration on the RMS website
out the membership application forms, send them to the RMS and pay the
All RMS members have the access to the online contents
of the RMS scientific journal ("Zapiski
including fulltext papers and additional materials (color images
Steps to join the RMS:
1. Sign up the minsoc.ru website
(follow the link registration in the upper
right side of the browser window). Please note: you must
have a valid email address! After the complete registration you
will receive your minsoc.ru password via email.
2. Using your login and password
sign in the minsoc.ru (to authorize click on the white arrow in the dark
red square) and follow to the section "Join RMS"
of your personal menu (right side of the browser
3. Follow the link "Fill out the RMS member
data form". You will enter you personal data form. Please fill
out the last three sections of the form ("RMS
membership", "RMS specialist data" and "RMS canvass") and
click the button "Send the data to the RMS".
4. Follow to the section "Join RMS"
of your personal menu again and click the link "Print the RMS
application for admission". The form will be opened in a separate
window. Please print and sign the form. You have to designate in the form
the names and contact details of two referees (prominent specialists in
the field of mineralogy or adjacent sciences, RMS members if
5. Please attach to the application your CV
summary. It has to contain the next data: (1) your
educational and academic status (undergraduate, university name,
diploma, scientific degree etc.) and (2) the list of your most
important publications (if any; up to 3 titles).
6. Follow the section
"Join RMS" of your personal menu and click
the link "Fill out the RMS member data
form" again. Go to the end of the form and click the
button "Print form". The form will be opened in a
separate window. Please print and sign the form.
7. Send the RMS application for admission, RMS
member data form and the CV summary to the Presidium of the Russian
Mineralogical Society at the address:
Russian Mineralogical Society
21st line 2,
8. After the consideration of
your application you will be informed by the RMS secretary.
To complete the joining you have to
transfer the admission fee (RUR 3000.-,
that is equivalent to approx. USD 100.-; the admission fee is also the
membership fee for the first year of
membership) and the membership fee for the current year
(RUR 3000.-, that is equivalent to approx. USD 100.-).
1 year membership = RUR 3,000.- (approx. USD
1 year membership + "Zapiski RMO" hardcopy = RUR
10,000.- (approx. USD 333.-)
To check the current RUR/USD and RUR/EURO exchange rates
please visit the website of the
Central Bank of the Russian Federation.
RMS bank details:
Beneficiary: Russian Mineralogical Society
bank : JSC VTB
BANK (OPERU BRANCH) St. Petersburg Russian Federation
SWIFT code :
USD Account number : 40703840715010000005
membership fee for
9. You will receive your RMS membership card on your postal
10. Please note: you have to
transfer the membership fee for the every year of your membership and
confirm you personal data in your personal data form every year (all
future changes in your data form have to be made on the website minsoc.ru
only, you do not need to print and send via mail any