UW–Madison Geology Museum - Collections

Collections

Like most museums, the Geology Museum has far more specimens stored in its collections than on display. It holds a majority of the meteorites ever collected in Wisconsin, and an abundance of rocks and minerals collected by faculty and donated by friends of the museum.

The museum's fossils include impressive collections from the White River Badlands, the Santana Formation of Brazil, a remarkable Silurian soft-bodied fauna from a quarry near Waukesha.

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