Mineral Collections

Broward College Graves Museum Collection

Carol Jacobs Mineral Collection

(Housed permanently at the Museum of Discovery and Science in downtown Fort Lauderdale.)


In geology and mineralogy, a mineral is a naturally occurring inorganic element or compound having an orderly internal structure and characteristic chemical composition, crystal form, and physical properties. Common minerals include quartz, feldspar, mica, amphibole, olivine, and calcite.

Broward College Mineral Collection

This collection is housed at Broward College and is available for faculty and student use in the Geology laboratory.