JMU Mineral Museum

Description The Peter L. Via Collection, which has 378 individual specimens on display from 24 states and 39 countries, is one of four collections on display at the Mineral Museum, including a collection of fluorescent minerals. Overall, the museum holds more than 1,770 cataloged specimens from five different collections, including Via’s. It is home to the definitive Virginia Mineral Collection.
Address Festival Conference & Student Center on the JMU campus, Room 1021. 1301 Carrier Drive, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807
Website JMU Mineral Museum
Contact Professor Eric J. Pyle, Ph.D., FGS 540.568.7115 pyleej@jmu.edu
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Date(s) Friday, Mar 29, 2024
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Self-Guided Tour
This is a self-guided tour with a student docent present. The Peter L. Via Collection, which has 378 individual specimens on display from 24 states and 39 countries, is one of four collections on display at the Mineral Museum, including a collection of fluorescent minerals. Overall, the museum holds more than 1,770 cataloged specimens from five different collections, including Via’s. It is home to the definitive Virginia Mineral Collection.

02:30PM - 03:30PM Ages: All ages Participant students $0.00
Chaperone adults $0.00
Sibling under age 5 $0.00
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