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Discovery Museum

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Newcastle upon Tyne

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With Sylvia Humphrey

Sylvia Humphrey is the curator of the Natural History Society of Northumbria’s geology collections, the majority of which are held in special stores in the basement of the Discovery Museum. This is a fantastic opportunity to see some of the rocks, minerals and fossils that have come to us via notable 19th century collectors such as William Hutton and Thomas Atthey.

We will see examples of a variety of fossils, including fish and plants; as well as rare minerals including galena (lead ore), sphalerite (zinc ore) and fluorite, an attractive gangue (waste) mineral more recently used as a jewellery material.

N.B. Please note that this event takes place at the Discovery Museum, not the Great North Museum: Hancock.

Free for NHSN members. Non-members £5.

Please note that we have a NO REFUNDS policy for ticket cancellations, except in cases where the event is cancelled by us.

Image credit: Fluorite © Great North Museum: Hancock/TWAM

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Discovery Museum

Blandford Square

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 4JA

United Kingdom

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