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Scientists at Home: Rocks vs. Minerals

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Closeup of a rock specimen shows a zig-zag formation pattern. R. Mickens/© AMNH
What’s the difference between rocks and minerals?

Join Museum geologists Saebyul Choe and Keiji Hammond, who will share more about these fascinating natural elements, from Earth and from space, using specimens from the Museum’s Earth and Planetary Sciences collection.

Submit photos of your favorite found specimens to have them identified by our scientists. Email [email protected] to participate.

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