Mineral of the Month

In this section we will introduce you to a new mineral every month. You will learn more information about the mineral, possible application in our everyday life and for which reasons scientific questions are exciting. In an extra display case you can admire the mineral of the month during your next visit to the museum. 

Want to nominate your favorite mineral for Mineral of the Month? Just send an email with your suggestion to the house volcano Theresius.  

The mineral of the month on this page is here from the Mineralogical State Collection. But there is also a panel of experts that determines the Mineral of the year. This year it is the Calcite. In addition, there is the Rock of the Year. This year it is the andesite. You can find more information about the mineral and the rock of the month on the respective homepage.