Minerals (National Taiwan University)
The Department of Geosciences of National Taiwan University was established during the Japanese Colonial Period. Most of its paleontological collection was inherited in the age of Taihoku Imperial University, and its database is quite large in size, with 500 mineral specimens and dozens of mineral gemstones. This impressive collection supports academic research, study, and the preservation of important scholarly data. This collection consists of a domestic and foreign mineral specimen image databases, as well as accessible and informative studies and stories in the signature Geological Specimen Hall. Three-dimensional imaging of geological samples is to be added in the future.
2-dimensional images and metadata: 584 entries; 3D object images regarding minerals: 20 entries ; Encyclopedia articles on minerals: 81 entries
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The Department of Geosciences of National Taiwan University was established during the Japanese Colonial Period. The geological specimen hall is located inside the Department of Geosciences, and most of its collections were inherited from the age of Taihoku Imperial University. The data is large in size and diverse with a total of about 500 mineral specimens. The Department of Geosciences started the digitization of its mineral specimens in 2002 and completed the process in 2006.
Researchers; the general public
Japanese colonial period
Dates Collection Accumulated
Taihoku Imperial University; Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University
Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University
Is Located At
National Taiwan University Geological Specimen Hall
Is Accessed Via
Minerals (National Museum of Natural Science)