Mineralogy collections

Delve into the Museum's vast collections of rocks, minerals, meteorites and ores.

Explore one of the world's finest collections of 500,000 rocks, gems and minerals, including 5,000 meteorites.

Find out how you can use the Mineralogy collections as a resource for economic geology and scientific research.

Looking for a specific specimen?

The Mineralogy collection is being digitised

Mineralogy collections

Accessing the collections

Scientists and collections management specialists can visit the collections and borrow specimens for research.

Collections management

Our duty is to provide a safe and secure environment for all of our collections.