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Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum in Golden, CO

location

Colorado School of Mines, 1310 Maple Street, Golden, CO 80401, USA
Phone: 303-278-3815
Email: geomuseum@mines.edu
Website: http://www.mines.edu/Geology_Museum

description

The Geology Museum at Colorado School of Mines, home to one of the state’s two Goodwill moon rocks collected during the Apollo 17 mission, was started in 1874 and displays mineral, fossil, gemstone, meteorite and historic mining artifact exhibits on two floors. The museum serves as the state repository for Colorado’s mineral heritage and promotes its importance and understanding to the university community and the public. It aims to inspire scientific curiosity through education and research while encouraging appreciation of the earth and responsibility for its mineral, fossil, meteorite and historic mining treasures.

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CSM Geology Museum

Colorado School of Mines, 1310 Maple Street, Golden, CO 80401, USA

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