exhibits

New Topaz Crystals from Pakistan now on exhibit

A spectacular new specimen of topaz and smoky quartz crystals is now on exhibit at the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals. This exhibit was recently donated by long-time museum supporters Sharon Meieran and Fred Cirillo. The overall specimen, which stands over 14-inches tall, contains two large sherry-colored topaz crystals in a matrix of …

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ALMA ROSE ON EXHIBIT IN TUCSON-See this iconic specimen and many more!

We’re headed to Tucson, Arizona for the biggest mineral event of the year! We’re proud to be the featured collector at the Westward Look Fine Mineral Show and and will also be exhibiting at the 2017 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show®.   The Alma Rose rhodochrosite specimen made the trip! See it and more of our amazing …

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Rare John Veevaert Collection of Benitoite at Rice Northwest Museum

The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals is proud to announce the John Veevaert Collection of Benitoite will be on exhibit June 27th, 2012 until March 18, 2013. This is the first time a portion of the Veevaert collection has been on public exhibition. Benitoite is a cyclosilicate. Cyclosilicates are also known as ring …

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