Museum Collection - Rocks


The rock collection consists of representative rock samples form a lot of type geological areas in South Africa, including samples of host rocks to the major ore deposits in the country, e.g. Barberton and Witwatersrand gold mining areas, and the Bushveld Igneous Complex, where the majority of our chromite and platinum ore comes from. We also have a selection of meteorites on display.

 For more information contact Tanja Reinhardt  (031-260 2524)

Conglomerate, Witwatersrand
Kimberlite, Lesotho Ancient mudcracks Pallasite meteorite, Chile

Conglomerate, Witwatersrand

Kimberlite, Lesotho

Mudcracks, Hartbeesfontein

Pallasite, Chile

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