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Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

“The Gem of the Colorado Rockies”

An amazing display of an ever growing collection of geology specimens and a wonderful educational resource on the geological sciences.

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Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum
  • Calcite on Marcasite-Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

  • Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

  • Pyrite-Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

    Pyrite from the Tucson Mine in Leadville, Colorado.
  • Mineral Display-Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

    Minerals from the Cripple Creek area of Colorado along with survey equipment used to find them.
  • Pneumatic Machine Drill-Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

    Compressed air piped in from large steam engines powered these drills that were capable of drilling three to four feet into solid rock.
  • First Floor-Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

    The first floor of the museum is filled with hundreds of mineral specimens. Note the art work near the ceiling.

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