01/11/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/11/2019 12:12
Saturday, March 23, 2019, 1pm-3pm Cost: Free with museum admission
Experience mineral treasures normally locked away in the museum's vaults with the museum's curator. Assembled over the span of 120 years, this collection is a record of vanished mines and long-gone geological wonders, with many of the specimens having been personally collected by former museum staff. From brilliant barites to glistening geodes and opulent opals, you will have a personal view of Earth's great crystal jewels.