Digital photographs of collection specimens taken for the redesign of the Allison and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals. The Hall reopened in June 2021. These images are used in the interactive exhibit features and website https://www.amnh.org/interactive/gem-labels. This application was developed by the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology (NCSLET), within the Department of Education. Each specimen is photographed both from the front and side; all photographs were taken by Andrea Mason under the supervision of AMNH photographer Denis Finnin. They represent a selection of specimens from the American Museum of Natural History Department of Earth and Planetary Science collections.
- Event: Permanent Hall opened in 2021.
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From the Collection: English