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Mineral Museum - Kaposvár
Mineral Museum
Address: 7400, Kaposvár Rippl-Rónai utca 24.
Phone number: (82) 320-591, (20) 315-0421
Opening hours: Temporarily closed.
The exhibition wishes to present the variable colours and forms of minerals, as well as quarries in Hungary in a building built specially for this purpose.

800 large of the several thousand piece collection is shown in showcases lit with halogen light. The collections from Erdőbénye and Rudabánya are prominent, as well as the Tatabánya-Csordakút mellite minerals and the twin crystal sphalerite from Gyöngyösoroszi.

The choral quartz from Historic Hungary Kapnik, the large crystal tetrahedron, the colorful fluorites, the green quartz, rare volframite and scheelite from Felsőbánya are of special interest. Rare pieces eg tellurides, antique minerals that were collected over 100 years ago that were first discovered and described in Transylvania.

Classic and novel minerals from around the world are also part of the showing. One of the curiosities is the chest of the mining engineer Sándor Fizlély, the man who discovered the Hungarian 'silver' mineral, the 'fizély'.
Temporarily closed!
Permanent exhibitions
The exhibition wishes to present the variable colours and forms of minerals, as well as quarries in Hungary in a building built specially for this purpose. continue