Boston Museum of Science - Boston, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 22.078 W 071° 04.292
19T E 329429 N 4692710
Quick Description: The Boston Museum of Science has a large rock and mineral display in front of the museum entrance at 1 Science Park, Boston, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/20/2014 12:59:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMMXJF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
The Boston Museum of Science displays rocks and minerals from around the world it an outdoor exhibit in front of the museum entrance. The collection contain three types of rocks: igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic as well as minerals and fossils. Each specimen has a nearby sign that explains its geology.

Each oval sign gives the name of the specimen, where it was acquired, its approximate age, a physical description, and special features to look for.

Represented are examples of:

Red Granite
Gray Granite
Rose Quartz
Jaspilite
Limestone
Gneiss
Rhyodacite Lava
Beryl Crystal
Columnar Basalt
Quartzite and Schist
Conglomerate
Petrified Wood
Type of Display: Geological

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