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Rockin' Minerals at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

January 13, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Mineral Sale offers selections for novice to seasoned collectors, with proceeds benefiting the Desert Museum. Thanks to several new Rockin’ Mineral donations, there will also be a new selection of rare minerals (including some Sweet Home Mine minerals), jewelry items, fossils, wire wrapping, and beautiful polished sculptures. Enjoy hands-on geology activities for kids and families, including a free starter mineral collection for kids. And of course, you’ll get to see the new fluorescent exhibit and visit with animals as well.

Specials at the sale this year:

  • New gem stone donations
  • Rare minerals
  • Fluorescent minerals
  • Quartz crystals and chalcedony
  • “Decorator” Rock
  • Plant and Rock combos

You can also visit geology and fossil activity stations around the Museum grounds where children can collect free rocks, minerals, and fossils in their own egg-carton collection box.


January 13, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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