Data National mineral and fossil collection

Last updated:7 June 2023

Azurite. Photo credit: Jeff Scovil Photography
About the Collection

A short history about the collection, numbers of specimens and types of material we manage.

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Geoscience Australia foyer
View the collection

The collection may be viewed in person at Geoscience Australia's premises in Canberra, or from anywhere in the world via the online platform.

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Neohelos skull

Information about loaning material from the collection.

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Volunteer photographer Chris Fitzgerald

Details about volunteering at Geoscience Australia, and some current volunteer projects.

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Collection Management & Preservation Policy

Provides the framework for Geoscience Australia to manage the various physical collections that we hold.

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