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Orthosilicate Hall

Горный музей, зал Ортосиликаты
© Форпост Северо-Запад / Павел Долганов

Continuing with the systematic collection of minerals, this Hall is home to a vast class of silicates. Samples of garnets and zircons are represented mostly by ores from the famous mines of the Urals.

Due to the size of samples and perfection of their crystals, one should pay particular attention to golden-green demantoids, bright green chromium-containing uvarovites, blood-red pyropes, black garnets (schorlomites), and a collection of phenakites.

Column Hall

Malachite Hall