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Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals

Hillsboro, Oregon

http://ricenorthwestmuseum.org/

The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals creates exhibitions of rocks, minerals, gems, meteorites, and fossils and explores these specimens—from a scientific, industrial, and artistic perspectives. The museum shares the story of its collections through public programming and outreach. Since the establishment of the Rice Northwest Museum in 1997, the museum staff has worked closely with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and collaborated on mineralogical research and other projects.