Mineralogy and Petrology Museum
Museum type :
Archaeological Museum

Established in :
1978

Holidays :
None

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Location :
Athens , Greece

Display Objects :

It includes collection of aesthetic minerals and precious stones. The specimens presented in Museum's entrance are considered to be among the best in the world: a variety of Laurion smithsonites, blue topaz crystals on smoky quartz from Murinska/Ural, a group of perovskite crystals from Achmatowsk/Ural, pyrite crystals from Chalkidiki/Greece.




Description :

  • The Museum is a collection includes over 20.000 specimens of minerals, ores and rocks from all over the world.

  • The exhibition contains about 2500 minerals and 700 rock specimens.

  • Splendid specimens of cuprite from Jekaterinburg/Ural, sapphire from Ilmengebirge at Miark/Ural, hematite from Elba and manganite from Ilferd in Hares/Germany belong to the oxides-hydroxides.

  • It includes collection of aesthetic minerals and precious stones.

  • The specimens presented in Museum's entrance are considered to be among the best in the world: a variety of Laurion smithsonites, blue topaz crystals on smoky quartz from Murinska/Ural, a group of perovskite crystals from Achmatowsk/Ural, pyrite crystals from Chalkidiki/Greece.