Our mineral and fossil collections are vast. The history of each collection spans nearly 100 years. The mineral collection, housed at the Pacific Museum of Earth is home to some of the rarest and most exquisite mineral specimens found in nature. Our fossil collection, which resides in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, preserves life dating back to the Precambrian.



The mineral collection spans nearly 100 years of combined curatorial efforts.

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The fossil collection contains over 20,000 specimens.

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