This section is under construction...

gallery of historic ores

This gallery displays a selection of ores, i.e. rock and mineral specimens of economical interest, as well as mining memorabilia. They are arranged by chemical element. As of March 2016, elements considered are aluminium, beryllium, carbon, copper, iron and tin. All rock and mineral specimens were deaccessioned from collections of historical importance.

gallery of historic minerals

This gallery is currently under construction. The various sections (Dana System, crystal systems, other chemical and physical properties) will be completed over the coming months.

gallery of historic gems

Coming soon