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Miami University Department of Geology
The Department of Geology at Miami University is a vibrant mixture of geologists with diverse research interests and world-class research projects. Along with a wide range of courses and a choice of four majors, geology students can work with professors who maintain active research programs in geomicrobiology, geomorphology, hydrogeology, igneous petrology, isotope geochemistry, low-temperature geochemistry, geophysics, mineralogy and crystallography, mineral surface geochemistry, paleobiology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, structural geology, tectonics, and volcanology. Visit the Department's website here.Rock, Mineral, & Fossil Identification
Have a mystery rock? Stumped by a mineral?
The Limper Geology Museum has resources available to help you identify rocks, minerals, and fossils. Just visit the museum and share your UFO's (unidentified fossils & objects) with us. This service is free! If visiting the museum isn't easy for you, then email us a photo and description of your object and we will do our best to identify it.