Mineralogical sub-collection

The mineralogical sub-collection was built up after the establishment of the Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography in 1921-1923 by Professor Vojtěch Rosický and comprises more than 9000 registered items.

Expert guarantor:


  • Kotlářská 267/2, pavilion 11 + offices of scientific staff


  • donations from the monasteries in Rajhrad and Strahov in Prague
  • Moravian Museum in Brno
  • donations
  • private collectors
  • employees of the Institute


  • mineralogical system compiled according to the Strunz classification (about 1300 pieces)
  • samples of minerals from the Moravian-Silesian region and the world
  • collection of synthetic crystals and tektites
  • genetic collection of minerals from the Czech Republic and Slovakia

If you are interested in borrowing, expert advice, or other information about the sub-collection, please contact the expert guarantor.

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