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Answer for the clue "Petrographer's collection", 5 letters:
rocks

Alternative clues for the word rocks

Mariners' danger

Is extremely cool, slangily

Makes some music, like the Stones

Puts out some hot, swinging music

Is too cool

See 7-Down

Ice cubes, slangily

Totally rules

Sways

"I love thy ___ and rills"

Barkeep's ice

Word definitions for rocks in dictionaries

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (plural of rock English) 2 (context slang English) money. 3 (context vulgar slang English) testicles. 4 (context slang English) crack cocaine. vb. (en-third-person singular of: rock )

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
plural of rock (n.1). Meaning "ice cubes" is from 1946; slang meaning "testicles" is first recorded in phrase get (one's) rocks off "achieve intense satisfaction." On the rocks "ruined" is from 1889, figurative use of the expression with reference to ships...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Rocks is the fourth studio album by American rock band Aerosmith , released on May 3, 1976. AllMusic described Rocks as having "captured Aerosmith at their most raw and rocking". Rocks was ranked #176 on Rolling Stone s list of the 500 Greatest Albums of...

Usage examples of rocks.

I saw old Umslopogaas stagger to his feet -- ay, and saw him by a single gigantic effort swing up the struggling Nasta and with a shout of triumph hurl him straight over the parapet of the bridge, to be crushed to powder on the rocks two hundred feet below.

During this time Cyrus Harding, Spilett, and Neb, crawling behind the rocks, glided towards the future scene of combat.

Neb and Gideon Spilett, watching at the mouth of the river, and on Cyrus Harding and Herbert, in ambush among the rocks at the Chimneys.

What was their disappointment, when, after trudging nearly two miles, having reached an elevated point composed of slippery rocks, they found themselves again stopped by the sea.

We could not even suppose that after it had stayed for any length of time on the shore, it would have been swept off by the sea, for the south coast is all rocks, and it would certainly have been smashed to pieces there!

Indeed, had it not been for the mental notes that I had fortunately taken of the shape of various rocks, I am sure that we never should have managed it at all, but have wandered about in the dreadful womb of the volcano--for I suppose it must once have been something of the sort--until we died of exhaustion and despair.

But even our whispers ran up the rocks in mysterious murmurs till at last they died away in long-drawn sighs of sound.

Exactly two hundred feet behind the angle formed by the river, the wall, terminated by a fall of rocks, died away in a gentle slope to the edge of the forest.

The reporter and his assistant became in a short time very skilful operators, and they obtained fine views of the country, such as the island, taken from Prospect Heights with Mount Franklin in the distance, the mouth of the Mercy, so picturesquely framed in high rocks, the glade and the corral, with the spurs of the mountain in the background, the curious development of Claw Cape, Flotsam Point, etc.

Shark Gulf, the plateau of Prospect Heights, Safety Islet, the granite rocks of Port Balloon, the basalts of Dakkar Grotto, the long Serpentine Peninsula, so distant nevertheless from the center of the eruption.

In a few moments Harding and Herbert on one side, the reporter and Neb on the other, had disappeared behind the rocks, and five minutes later Ayrton and Pencroft, having without difficulty crossed the channel, disembarked on the islet and concealed themselves in the clefts of its eastern shore.

Marshland, what there was of it fit to graze cattle, salty water, mostly rocks and cedars.

Rock stepped into the mouth of the culvert he saw a lumpy floor, which at first glance he thought consisted of rocks lying on dried mud.

The scattered boulders that had fallen from above and lay upon or partly buried in the turf, were the only indication that any disintegration of the massive, towering pile of rocks ever had taken place.

Unguided, our vessel careened wildly in its mad flight, rising ever nearer the rocks above.