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Video Tour: Fersman Mineralogical Museum (RAS), Moscow

Last Updated: 7th Dec 2018

By Jolyon & Katya Ralph

The Fersman Mineralogical Museum (Russian Academy of Sciences), Moscow

A one hour video tour of the mineral gallery at the Fersman in Moscow. Enjoy!

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Oops. "Table Mountain" should of course be "Graves Mountain" when discussing the rutile crystal.

I also forgot to mention that several of the carved items came from the famous Faberge studios in late 19th and early 20th century (pre-revolution).

Rhodonite-cladded pillars can be seen at Mayakovskaya metro station in Moscow!

Jolyon & Katya Ralph
13th Sep 2009 12:35pm

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