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Mineralogy collections

mineralogyThe collection consists of 10,000 mineral specimens, 300 natural and synthetic gem specimens, approximately 30,000 rock specimens and, for the mineral deposit collections, approximately 3,000 specimens, which are supplemented by scientific instruments of historical interest, a stock of antique books, old geological maps and wall charts, as well as around one hundred atomic structures of minerals and approximately 650 models of crystalline polyhedra for exhibition/educational purposes.

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Department of Earth Sciences “Ardito Desio”
Via Mangiagalli 34 – 20133 Milano