The Museum holds a vast collection of rocks, minerals, meteorites and ores.
Explore 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.
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The mineralogy collection is being digitised
We have set out on an ambitious programme to develop a new science and digitisation centre at Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire by 2026. As we prepare for the move, access to some collections will be affected.
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