University of Arizona Mineral Museum

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The University of Arizona Mineral Museum (UAMM), is located on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.

Collections[edit]

The museum was started in 1892, and houses over 24,000 specimens from around the world, including meteorites, micromounts, and mining artifacts. Minerals from Arizona and Mexico are particularly well represented. Over 2,000 specimens are on display.[1]

Also featured are a selection of oil paintings, depicting miners and mining, by Delaware artist William Davidson White (1896-1971).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to The University of Arizona Mineral Museum's web page!".
  2. ^ "William Davidson White".

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°13′57″N 110°56′52″W / 32.2325°N 110.9477°W / 32.2325; -110.9477