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Geological collections - minerals

The collections of minerals, rocks, and meteorites are the result of nearly three hundred years of collecting, and today they contain around 170,000 registered samples (catalog entries). Overall, we have Sweden's largest geological collection, and one of the more extensive in Europe.

Samlingsföremål från geologiska enheten, många små prover med tillhörande etiketter. About our geological collections

Discover our unique mineral and meteorite collections, with treasures from Sweden's deepest mines to distant places of t...

Services, loans and facilities

The collections are primarily used for research, both in internal and external projects, but also for exhibitions and ed...

History of our collections

A number of well-known researchers are behind today's collections at the Swedish Museum of Natural History. Here you can...