Mineral and fossil exhibition

An international exhibit of fossils, minerals, jewels, precious stones and meteorites will be on display this weekend at the Grimaldi Forum.

From 14th to 15th December, the World Mineral Institute is organising an event for those interested in the world of gems and rocks.

The exhibition is open to all and is an opportunity to view thousands of top shelf specimens from 60 international exhibitors.

Representatives from Morocco, Spain, Pakistan, Madagascar, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Mexico, Brazil and Thailand are displaying a vast selection of interesting natural marvels including fossils that date back 500 million years, giant ammonites, dinosaur bones, crystals, brightly coloured minerals, shells, jewellery, precious stones and rare gems.

A free-of-charge lottery will be held every hour where each visitor has a chance to win exceptional and exotic prizes such as dinosaur teeth, precious stones, fossils and minerals.

The event runs from 10am to 6pm at the Grimaldi Forum. Entry is €6, kids under seven years are free of charge.