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Johnston Geology Museum
The Johnston Geology Museum is part of the Emporia State University Earth Science Department. The Museum is open to the public and displays the Universities collections. There is an online virtual tour of the collection which includes a Cretaceous mosasaur, a giant ground sloth, mastodon bones and tusk, brachiopods, Paleozoic corals, sedimentary structures, minerals and crystals. The Museum contains geological specimens predominantly from Kansas, and include the world famous Hamilton Quarry Fossil Assemblage, the Tri-State Mining Display, petrified tree stumps, and the Hawkins and the Calkins Indian Artifact Collections.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Informal
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Educational
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geochemistry
    • Geologic time
    • Geology
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: IEN-000-000-000-091
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Johnston Geology Museum