Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals, Houston Museum of Natural Science

IMG_1807From a huge blue topaz crystal weighing more than 2,000 carats to a crystallized gold cluster that is one of the most highly coveted objects in the mineral kingdom, the spectacular specimens on display here are true masterpieces – the Rembrandts and Picassos of the natural world.

Discover more than 450 beautifully crystallized mineral specimens, including some of the world’s most rare and beautiful examples. Examine these dazzling treasures in detail from all angles through walk-around display cases illuminated by fiber-optic lighting to provide optimum viewing.

The nearby Smith Gem Vault showcases stunning, custom-made jewelry set with some of the world’s largest, finest and most rare cut gemstones.

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