New collections: Eltanin Cruises Dredge samples, Shackleton Glacier (Beacon), Scott & Reedy glaciers

The Polar Rock Repository, located at the Byrd Polar Research Center, is a national facility that provides rock samples for research, education, and museum use under a no-cost loan program.

 

  • Destructive techniques are permitted on loaned research samples.
  • Samples may be requested by using the 'Add to Sample Bag' button.
  • Magnetic susceptibility metadata are available for >10,000 samples.
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Questions

E-mail the Curator about other uncataloged collections, or with questions.

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