The Clay Minerals Society Newsletter
The ClayMinerals Society's
newsletter, CMS News, was published from 1989-2003. In 2004
the society discontinued publication of CMS News in favor of
joining the new multi-society magazine. The first issue of
published in January 2005.
Elements is an international magazine of Mineralogy,
Geochemistry, and Petrology, published jointly by
The Clay Minerals Society, the
Mineralogical Society of Great
Britain and Ireland, the
Association of Canada, the
Geochemical Society, the
European Association for
Geochemistry, the International Association of GeoChemistry, the Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, and the
Mineralogical Society of America.
Every issue explores a theme of broad and current interest in the
mineral and geochemical sciences. Elements also presents
regular features like a calendar of events, short course
announcements, highlights of groundbreaking papers, awards,
conference reports, policy news, as well as news of the Societies.
publishes peer-reviewed invited papers for its thematic
collection of papers. Themes of interest can be proposed to the
editors and the members of the Advisory Board who will review every
Members of the participating societies receive a subscription
to Elements as a benefit of membership. Institutional subscribers to
Clays and Clay Minerals,
The Canadian Mineralogist,
Mineralogical Magazine and
also receive Elements as a benefit of subscription.
Members who have a news item
they'd like to include in Elements should contact the
Society's News Editor, Stephen Hillier.
Our most sincere gratitude goes to Jo Eberl, the CMS News
editor from 1989-2000, and Jessica Elzea Kogel, who edited the
newsletter until 2004.
Available back issues of CMS News can be obtained for $3 each
or the cost of postage. For more information, contact the