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USA, Ohio, Columbus, Orton Geological Museum
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2015, 04:46:16 PM »
Orton Geological Museum

The Orton Geological Museum now includes the material from the former Ohio State Mineralogical Museum, which was a part of the former Department of Mineralogy.  This collection contained more than 4612 specimens, and this collections is on a computer database for easy access to teaching, research, and display.
Delong Mineral Collection
Jack Delong received his degree in geology from Ohio State and embarked on a successful career in the petroleum field.  He collected minerals for more than 50 years.  In 1987 after his retirement, he began sending his collection to the Orton Geological Museum, totaling more than 6,000 specimens.  2,414 of the best specimens are cataloged into the museum, and these are frequently used for teaching, research, and display.

Orton Hall - School of Earth Sciences
155 South Oval Mall, Columbus, Ohio, USA

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