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Russia, Moscow, Fersman museum
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Минералогический музей им. А.Е. Ферсмана РАН
Fersman Mineralogical Museum
Russian Academy of Sciences
http://www.fmm.ru/infoframeen.htm

Curators:
Dmitriy Belakovskiy http://www.strahlen.org/forum/index.php/topic,7439.0.html
Kirill Vlasov              http://www.strahlen.org/forum/index.php/topic,16598.0.html
Maria Alferova         http://www.strahlen.org/forum/index.php/topic,7814.0.html
etc

One of the most exiting among the mineral museums of the world.   
Museum world wide collections include more then 135000 items.Among them natural crystals, geodes,  druzes and other kinds of mineral treasures. Articles made of stones by jewelers 18 - 20 centuries.   Gemstones.   Meteorites.  and  much more. Founded  in 1716  in  Sankt-Petersburg, Russia as a the Mineral cabinet of Kustkammer.  Under support Russian Academy of Science since  1725 .   Museum was moved from Sankt-Petersburg to Moscow in 1934 together with Academy of Science. It was placed to a historical building which represents Moscow's architecture of  the beginning 19 century. It was built for Count Orlov-Chesmensky as a manege to accommodate a riding hall and stables. Under Emperor Nicholas I the building was served as an out of town dancing hall for Russian Court.

Leninskiy prospect 18-2, Moscow, Russia

For their magazine see http://www.strahlen.org/forum/index.php/topic,3370.0.html
Also see:
http://www.webmineral.ru/museums/item.php?id=3
https://www.mindat.org/museum-61.html