including regional mineralogy, thematic mineralogy, prospecting, history of mineralogy, and miscellaneous sites
in alphabetical order:
Disused Mines of Sardinia
about mining archaeology in Sardinia; routes, images, news, history and tourist facilities
go find your own agates and quartz specimens at a locality near Freisen, Germany
Emerald Hollow Mine
emerald mine in North Carolina that is open to the public for prospecting
The Fluorite Gallery
a wealth of information about the mineral fluorite, its localities worldwide and hundreds of pictures.
Free Mineralogy Books Downloads
download area at mindat.org where classic books on mineralogy (dating back to 18th century) and other works either out of copyright, or where we have the copyright owners permission, are available for free download as PDF format files
Friends of Mineralogy
collectors, professionals, and curators who share a love of mineral specimens and the desire to promote understanding and appreciation of mineralogy
Gemstones Tours in Minas Gerais
mineral tours through the world's largest gemological province which is the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Geological-mineralogical tours in the Urals
tours on the most interesting objects of the Ural region, Russia: old-time and modern mining-works of semi-precious stones - beryls, topazes, amethysts and emeralds; geological monuments; metamorphic complexes of the Urals; shear zones; quarth deposits; excursions to mines and quarries
geologie-info.com a comme vocation la promotion des Sciences de la Terre auprès du grand public. Le site se propose de faire connaître et de valoriser les différents Acteurs des Sciences de la Terre, plus particulièrement ceux de l'Eurorégion "grand Nord de la France / Belgique".
[site in Dutch only] Voor mensen met interesse in landschappen, vulkanen, keien, mineralen, fossielen, kortom in geologie en geografie, organiseren wij reizen met een geowetenschappelijk thema onder begeleiding van professionele geowetenschappers
Gold Rush History and Moving to California
The Beginning of the California Gold Rush, The Impact of the Gold Rush and more
Gold Maps Online
View maps of active and abandoned gold mining claims using Google Earth
Gold Rush Trading Post
provides everything for the treasure hunter — a wide variety of essential equipment, tools, and outdoor gear that makes gold recovery easier, more profitable, and lots more fun!
about gold prospecting, metal detecting, etc.
how to find gold nuggets
about natural gold nuggets, gold prospecting, historic mining methods, and other gold related "stuff"
links to significant published articles and other sources of information regarding minerals collected at Maryland localities
Memoirs of the Gold Rush
information on the history of the Gold Rush, photographs, timelines etc.
Metal Detector Direct
a guide about metal detecting and reviews of metal detector equipment
site dedicated to minerals in the Czech republic
Mineral & Exploration
Mineral & Exploration Dr. Krassmann offers professional consulting and services in the fields of economic geology and natural resources, mining history, project generation and exploration of mineral commodities, etc.
an ever growing big non-commercial encyclopedia and database of and for guests. The main focus is on mineralogy, palaeobiology, geology, mining and also deposits (localities). Ten thousands of photos and localities
Mineralogía Topográfica Ibérica
Minerales y minas de España y Portugal
Minerals of Australia and New Zealand
about the minerals and mineral locations of Tasmania, mainland Australia, and New Zealand
Minerals of Escuela Cima
about the minerals of Escuela Cima in Sonora Mexico
portal for the collectors, professionals and fans to rocks, gems, and minerals in general
Mineral World & Scratch Patch
Mineral World is located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada and is a beautiful gem and natural stone store. The Scratch patch is a family adventureland of gems, goldpanning and shells.
Mining at the Ochard Pit and GE mines Oxford County, Maine
Activities at the Orchard Pit and GE Mines from 97-99 are described with jpegs of specimens and mineral zones.
information about UV and luminescence, premium fluorescent mineral photos, and a
fluorescent mineral database
Prospecting for Gold Near Washington, DC.
about Virginia and Maryland gold
the Quartz Page
a website about the mineral quartz. Its purpose is to share information on locations, properties and formation of all forms of quartz.
Mineral photogallery, user photos, articles, links, with an emphasis on the Czech republic
Rock and Mineral Shows
Rock and Mineral Shows, Clubs, Rock Shops, Mineral Museums in the USA
a geoblog written about sand, rocks, minerals, geotrips, and geology in general
Semi Precious Stones Guide
resource on gemstones of all kinds
Das Europäische Fortbildungszentrum Stein, die staatliche Fachschule für Steintechnik, das Deutsche Naturstein-Archiv so wie die Berufsschule für Stein des Landkreises Wunsiedel
for Gold Panners and Treasure Hunters
Tsumeb (Mineralogical Record)
The Mineralogical Record: Tsumeb! (Volume 8, Issue 3 - May/June 1977) presented in full online (with permission)
A site dedicated to the study and preservation of Ohio minerals
the Virtual Cave
from the comfort of your keyboard, browse the wonders of the underground
West Wheal Mary Ann
an old lead mine situated in the parish of Menheniot, Cornwall, England
German language pages about zeolites; definition, crystal structure, formation, etc.