Guide to collections


Ancient Collection

Name Ancient Collection
Description Collection bought on 30 April 1988 from Pere Antiga i Sunyer. Today, it consists of 36 examples, all more or less of the same size (6 x 8 x 4 cm) with their place of origin well documented. Most samples are from France (31) but some are from Germany (4) and one from the Czech Republic (1). The geological origin of the rocks is as follows: 34 are igneous, 16 sub-volcanic, 8 plutonic and 7 volcanic.
Collection type Geological
Primary purpose Research
Include types No
Grouping principle Cultural