Address and Phone:
122 Ezell Hall, MTSU
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Phone: (615) 898-4877
One of the world's finest displays of exquisite calcite, fluorite, barite, and sphalerite specimens from the Tennessee Elmwood zinc mine; displays of native elements, oxides, sulfides, carbonates, sulfates, and silicates; collection of petrified wood from around the country; large specimens of amethyst, quartz, and calcite; big plates of Moroccan fossils; displays of birthstones: polished, faceted, and in the rough.
See the collection of Tennessee fossils and others from around the world. Visit the black light room filled with fluorescent specimens and see a display explaining mineral properties as well as educational posters on topics such as plate tectonics, volcanism, earthquakes, caves, sinkholes, and groundwater pollution.
Open area with screen and projection equipment for presentation to school groups.
Open Saturdays and by appointment.
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Date: Dec 6, 2013
A Night of Live Music (including Holiday) and Fantastic Food at the Hip, Historic Commodore Hotel
Location: Linden, TN
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