minerals

Antique Trader’s Guide to Fine Mineral Collection Recommends Rice Museum

The Antique Trader magazine recently featured the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals as one of their favorite resources in their article, “Digging for Information: 10 Things to Consider Before Collecting Fine Minerals.” The article is a step-by-step guide for those considering if fine mineral collecting is right for you, offering helpful information and …

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Rice NW Museum honored for educational exhibits at the 2014 Denver Gem & Mineral Show

Thousands of people attended the Denver Gem & Mineral Show held the second weekend in September each year in Denver, Colorado. The theme of this year’s show was near and dear to the heart of the Rice NW Museum and Oregonian rockhounds: Agate. Agates are found in many places in Oregon and are well represented …

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Fluorescent Mineral Display at the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals.

Fluorescent Mineral Society Annual Meeting

The Rice Museum would like to welcome the Northwest chapter of the Fluorescent Mineral Society to our facility for their annual meeting. In honor of their meeting, we have improved our own fluorescent display in the Rainbow Gallery by replacing lights and filters to make our fluorescents truly shine. Come by to see the improvement.

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