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Want to know what it is?  Here's how:

You've found a rock. Its big or maybe little, a strange color or weight.  What could it be?  A gem, fossil, meteorite or maybe just a chunk of iron slag?  We can help you with that. 

For rock identification you can:

Email your question to our Collections Curator including location and circumstances of find.  Also, please include several pictures of the item including a clear close up and one with a ruler for scale (see in the picture above). 


Bring your item and visit us daily from 10:00am to 12:00pm Monday through Friday, in the GG Departmental Offices at 115 South 1460 East, Rm 383, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112.

Think it might be a meteorite?

Check this link for identification information before contacting us.

Last Updated: 10/10/18