Ask a Geologist

enlarged photo of Dr. Hauer and studentsIf you have questions about anything having to do with geology (even if they are only remotely related), I will gladly answer them.

Just email me (Dr. Kendall Hauer, your questions, and I will respond as quickly as possible.

Rock, Mineral, and Fossil Identification

Have a mystery rock? Stumped by a mineral?

The Limper Geology Museum has resources available to help you identify rocks, minerals, and fossils. Just visit the museum and share your UFOs (unidentified fossils & objects) with us. This service is free! If visiting the museum isn't easy for you, then email Dr. Hauer ( a photo and description of your object and we will do our best to identify it.