Rock collection

The rock collection contains around 123,000 sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks collected around the world during the past 250 years. We are using these specimens to better understand the evolution of our planet.

Contact us

David A Smith, curator
Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division
The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD

+44 (0)20 7942 5163
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