ROM Earth & Space

The ROM is an essential destination for understanding the Earth and our Solar System. Meteorites, rocks, precious minerals and gems contribute to one of the finest museum collections on display anywhere. In total, over 4.5 billion years of history are represented at the ROM in almost 3,000 exceptional specimens originating from all over the Earth, from the Moon… and beyond.

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Kim during her recent trip to northern Yukon

The annual ROM Colloquium highlights recent discoveries by ROM curators and researchers.

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Discover ground breaking research and fascinating advances in art, culture, and nature as our experts share their cutting edge work in this engaging series of daytime lectures.  Free with Museum Admission.  

 

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Posting by Brendt Hyde, Mineralogy Technician

The discovery of diamonds in the 1990’s marked a beginning for Canada’s first diamond mine, the Ekati Diamond Mine, located in the Northwest Territories.  It also marked the beginning of the, still relatively young, diamond mining industry in Canada.