India’s first Open Rock Museum inaugurated

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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated India’s first unique “Rock” Museum on the campus of  CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI). Hyderabad .

  • The Open Rock Museum displays around 35 different types of rocks from different parts of India with ages ranging from 3.3 Billion years to around 55 Million years of the Earth’s history.
  • These rocks also represent the deepest part of the earth up to 175 kms of distance from the surface of the earth.

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