Geopalooza! A Hard Rock Anthology

Massive amethysts, six-feet-tall citrine geodes and huge gypsum crystals wait for you at Geopalooza! A Hard Rock Anthology, a showcase of mineral wonders from around the world. Viewers can see slices of petrified wood (some as big as five feet across) and an exotic array of fossils, including trilobites with their fragile antennae still intact. Culled from the Museum of Natural Science’s Zuhl Collection, Geopalooza! includes moon rocks, meteorites and mineral crystals from Mexico’s famous Cave of Giants, home to some of the largest crystals in the world. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. One Hermann Circle Drive, Hermann Park. For information and tickets, call 713-639-4629 or visit www.hmns.org. $7 to $15.
May 23-Aug. 24, 2008
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