Carbonates, borates and sulfates

       

Floor map of the Mineralogy Museum

In this room, visitors can find a variety of minerals, gem crystals (such as the Red Sea Peridot), and gemstones (such as rubys, emeralds, and amethysts originally from the French Crown Jewels).

 

Anglesite

(Display case L29, sample #16767, from Touissit, Oujda-Angad, Morocco).

 

Chessy Azurite

(Display case K37, sample #2435, from Chessy, Rhône, France)

 

Malachite

(Display case K38, sample #2459)

 

Baryte

(Display case L29, sample #5766, from Mowbray Mine, Ennerdal, Cumbria, England)

 

Bastnaesite

(Display case K39, sample #74126, from Warsak, Pashawar, Pakistan)

 

Borax

(Display case L26, sample #16108, from Boron, Kern Co., California, USA)

 

Peridot: fayalite 

(Display case L2, sample #6352, from Zebirguet Island, Red Sea, Egypt) 

 

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Musée de Minéralogie

Mines Paris - PSL

60 boulevard Saint Michel

75006 Paris

 

 

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Mines Paris - PSL will be closed during the Olympic Games. For this reason, the museum will also be closed from JULY 21 UNTIL AUGUST 12, 2024.

 

 

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