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XIXth-Century Collection of Rarities Restored at Mining Museum
Circa 200-year-old rare exhibits have been restored in St. Petersburg.
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Fossils that are 400 million years old were brought to st. petersburg from the pskov region
St. Petersburg Mining Museum has expanded its collection of rare artifacts.
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Unique 300-Year-Old Records Retrieved from the Mining Museum’s Storage
Drafts drawings from the Mining Museum's storage facilities will help restore the historic appearance of the Polevskoy Copper Smelting Plant.
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Bulat Steel Objects Have Been Explored by the Mining Museum
This November, the Mining Museum, St. Petersburg, informed of having for the first time ever determined the detailed chemical composition of 19th-century steel blades. The two-century-old swords were either brought from Tiflis or manufactured at the worldwide known Zlatoust Plant.
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Furore of the Mining Museum in Paris: 120 Years Back
The Exposition Universelle of 1900 or, as it is better known in English, 1900 Paris Exposition came to its end on 12 November 1900. Exhibits from Russia - including the Mining Museum's collection of minerals, to which was awarded a grand prize - took over 1,500 prizes.
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The World’s Largest Piece of Ural Malachite Turned 245 Years Old
A malachite block weighing a ton and a half was extracted from below the surface 245 years ago in the vicinity of the area where nowadays the town of Polevskoye, Ural, stands.
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The Rare Art Piece Was Traced Back to Its Manufacturer
When examining the Mining Museum's collections, the academic staff members discovered a carved vase of grey spotted stone. The research was carried out, and based on its results, the object was found to be an example of the rarest lapidary works, dating back to the 18th century.
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Is It a Lost Statue of Niobe That Was Found in Tsarskoye Selo?
St. Petersburg Mining University specialists carried out a comprehensive no-contact geophysical survey within the territory of Freilinsky Garden, as a result of which a massive metal object was found in the ground. There is every reason to believe that this is a bronze sculpture, which the museum-park lost during the Great Patriotic War.
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A Unique Exposition Held at the Mining Museum
The Mining Museum's archives were found to store records on which is based the world's first-ever technique of silicate replica smelting.
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The Mining Museum Shared the Secret of the Famous Kuinji’s Painting
The first exhibition of the painting "Moonlit Night on the Dnieper" took place 140 years ago. As is known, when creating the picture, the artist used special paints based on pigments from the collection of the oldest technical university in Russia.
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