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Live in the Black Country? Have some spare time and would like to help cataloguing museum geology collections? Wolverhampton Arts & Heritage Service are looking for volunteers to help get their geology collections onto this website but first it needs to be catalogued and for that we need the help of knowledgeable volunteers. A great [...]
Last Thursday saw me pulling on my walking boots to join a group of geology enthusiasts on a tour of three sites in the Black Country, chosen to illustrate the geological diversity of the area. The sites were Barr Beacon, Barrow Hill and Dudley’s’ Limestone Mines. Although I have lived on the edge of the [...]
Welcome to Geology Matters, our new website dedicated to geology specimens found within geology collections of the Black Country. These collections can be found at three museums; Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesbury Museum & Art Gallery and Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Collectively they contain more than 38,000 specimens forming one of the largest geological collections [...]