Explore our online exhibits, individual images and virtual tours of the National Mineral Collection and Geoscience Australia TimeWalk via Google Arts & Culture.
Learn about the many minerals, both common and rare, that are essential for modern technology and renewable energy
An introduction to minerals and their properties such as hardness and streak
Learn about the geology of Canberra through fossils nominated for the A.C.T fossil emblem including trilobites, brachiopods and graptolites.
View the valuable gem and mineral specimens that are not on public display
Learn about rocky and stony meteorites, tektites, impact craters and view the detailed imagery of specimens from around the country
The history of Geoscience Australia activities in Antarctica
Learn about one of the greatest ore deposits in the world and view spectacular and rare mineral specimens
A showcase of radioactive specimens from the National Mineral Collection
Learn about the national gemstone, where it is found and what types there are
Rocks that get excited… under ultraviolet light!