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Permanent Exhibits
Dinosaurs Gems and Minerals Biodiversity Human Origins Ocean LifeAfrican Mammals

Guggenheim Hall of Minerals, and Morgan Memorial Hall of Gems

Gems Precious Stones
Quartz Star of India

Some Facts About the Exhibits

These halls contain exquisite treasures systematically arranged according to their physical properties to showcase an extraordinary range of size, color, and shape.
A highlight is the 563-carat Star of India, the largest and most famous sapphire in the world.
Also featured is the Patricia Emerald, a 632-carat specimen that is one of the very few large, gem-quality emeralds that have been preserved uncut.
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