National Mineral and Fossil Collection
The National Mineral and Fossil Collection contains over 300,000 mineral, meteorite, fossil, and rock thin section specimens, with around 700 on permanent display in the foyer at Geoscience Australia.
A short history about the collection, numbers of specimens and types of material we manage.
The collection may be viewed in person at Geoscience Australia's premises in Canberra, or from anywhere in the world via the online platform.
Information about loaning material from the collection.
Details about volunteering at Geoscience Australia, and some current volunteer projects.
Provides the framework for Geoscience Australia to manage the various physical collections that we hold.