Majestic Minerals

Stories from the Museum Floor

Today’s Story from the Museum Floor is a guest blog by Megan Jones who is a final year degree student, who has been working with Curatorial Assistant Kate Sherburn  in Manchester Museum’s minerals store.

For more about rocks and minerals, have a look at the Curator’s blog, Palaeo Manchester.

The Mineral Archives

My name is Megan Jones and I am a university student studying photography in my last year of education. I have been lucky enough to collaborate with Manchester Museum in order to create my final year project, for which I have explored the mineral archives within the Earth Science Department in Manchester Museum. My project’s purpose was to open the doors to the hundreds of hidden objects that are kept behind the scenes at the Museum. As we all know, there is no way that everything can be displayed at the same time so a lot of the objects…

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