Collections and displays; Orton Geological Museum, the Ohio State University, Columbus

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Authors:Gnidovec, Dale M.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Ohio State University, Orton Geological Museum, Columbus, OH, United States
Volume Title:Rocks and Minerals
Source:Rocks and Minerals, 68(1), p.34-39. Publisher: Heldref Publications, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0035-7529
Publication Date:1993
Note:In English; illus. incl. portrs.
Summary:The history of the museum is summarized. The architecture of Orton Hall and its relationship to geology is discussed. The exhibits are described. the museum's collections include approx 12 000 rock and mineral specimens and approx 35 000 fossil specimens. [S.C.C.]
Subjects:Collections; Education; Exhibits; Fossils; Museums; Ohio State University; Popular geology; Orton Geological Museum
Abstract Numbers:93M/3769
Record ID:1993016142
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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