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Internet Directory for the Earth Sciences

Art & Photography

Michael Bainbridge PhotographyMineral specimen photography.mjb@theoccurrence.cawww.theoccurrence.ca

Frederick C. Wilda, Artist

Natures Finest Creations®

Featured Exhibitor, East Coast Show, August 2012. Watercolors, prints, commissions.

 

Susan M. Robinson, artist

Minerals, fossils, nature.pebble.art@outlook.com

Scovil Photography, Jeff Scovil

Mineral, jewelry, gem, bead, and fossil photography.

 

Associations

Friends of Mineralogy

Friends of Mineralogy (FM) supports the collection of mineral specimens and the recognition of the scientific, economic, and aesthetic value of collecting.

National Treasurer Carol Smith.

 

Mineralogical Society of America

Interested in minerals, crystals, rocks, or natural materials? Visit our Website for membership, publication, award, and education information and programs.

 

Equipment

Fine Mineral Bases

Providing custom-fit acrylic bases that beautifully and securely display minerals. Our patented laser scanning process gives our clients form fitting bases accurate to within 1/1000 of an inch, without their specimens ever leaving their possession. For more information see our website or call 732/318-6760.

www.FineMineralBases.com

info@FineMineralBases.com

Rock Tumblers and Tumbled Stones

Everything that you need for rock tumbling and tumbled stone crafts. Instructional videos, tumblers, grit, polish, media, rough and over 50 varieties of tumbled stones.

RockTumbler.com

questions@rocktumbler.com

Geology Departments

Auburn University

www.auburn.edu/academic/science_math/geology/docs/cookrob@mail.auburn.edu

Miami University

www.cas.muohio.edu/~rakovajf

Government Agencies

United States Geological Survey

www.usgs.gov

Minerals

African Gems and Minerals Inc.

Fine Tsumeb minerals. Rough and cut. Visit us in beautiful Cape Town, Johannesburg, Auckland. Est. 1984.

www.AfricanGems.com

cape@africangems.com

Russ Behnke

161 Sherman Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450-3352; 203/235-5467 (preferred) or 203/631-4567 (cell)

www.russbehnke.com

russbehnke@yahoo.com

Read my truly free ebook at www.russbehnke.com/book.html

ColoradoMinerals.com

The best selection of Colorado minerals anywhere. Showroom by appointment.

www.coloradominerals.com

robert@coloradominerals.com

The Crystal Mine

Mineral, crystal, and gemstone specimens for the collector.

www.crystal-mine.comjcrowley@crystal-mine.com

Dakota Matrix Minerals

Thomas A. Loomis

Dakota Matrix Mineral has been online since 1998 and sells rare and unique mineral specimens.

www.dakotamatrix.com

dakotamatrix@gmail.com

Douglass Minerals

Quality, affordable worldwide minerals.

Visit eBay: drdavedouglass

www.douglassminerals.com

douglassminerals@aol.com

Edwards Minerals, LLC

info@edwardsminerals.com

www.edwardsminerals.com

Fabre Minerals

High-quality mineral specimens from around the world.

www.fabreminerals.com

www.minerales.info

www.mineral-forum.com

Fine Minerals International

Providing the finest mineral specimens to the most discerning collectors. We specialize in helping collectors make intelligent choices and develop world-class collections. For more information see our website or call 973/323-2917.

www.FineMineral.com

info@FineMineral.com

KatyRockShop.com

Offering exciting rocks, minerals and fossils from all over the world. We have everything from small miniature to large cabinet specimens. You will find items for all collectors priced to fit your budget. Storefront location in West Houston area at 535 Pin Oak Rd., Katy, TX 77494, phone 832/437-4733.

www.katyrockshop.com

katyrs09@yahoo.com

Kristalle

Minerals and gold for collectors.

www.kristalle.com

leicht@kristalle.com

Mineralogical Research Company

Mineral specimens for display and research, meteorites, books, micromount boxes, Mineralogical Record back issues, white cotton-filled boxes, loupes, ultraviolet lamps, stereo microscopes, video microscopes, geiger counters.

www.minresco.com

xtls@minresco.com

Pauli Minerals

Worldwide and rare minerals; mineral auctions.

www.mineralspauli.com

pauli@mineralspauli.com

Trinity Mineral Co., John Veevaert

Fine mineral specimens and the Web's 1st auction.

www.trinityminerals.com

john@trinityminerals.com

UC Minerals

Your source for fine mineral specimens for all ranges of collecting interests. We have been online since 1997 and specialize in calcite and fluorites.

www.ucminerals.com

rick@ucminerals.com

Weinrich Minerals, Inc.

For the finest mineral specimens in all price ranges, classics to new finds. Regular auctions.

www.weinrichmineralsinc.com

danweinrich@charter.net

Wilensky Fine Minerals

Please visit our online gallery to view the finest known examples of aesthetic minerals.

stuwil@aol.com

www.wilenskyminerals.com

Mineral Tours

Geodite

Mineral safaris to Namibia and Madagascar; rocks and wildlife!

www.geodite.com

doug@geodite.com

Museums

Carnegie Museum of Natural History

One of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems.

www.carnegiemnh.org/minerals/programs.html

wilsonm@carnegiemnh.org

Harvard Museum of Natural History

Displays some 3,000 meteorites and minerals from the vast collections of the Harvard Mineralogical Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

www.geomus.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do

Matilda and Karl Pfeiffer Foundation Museum

World-class mineral collection; Keokuk, Iowa, geodes; Native American artifacts; 1071 Heritage Park Drive, Piggott, AR 72454; 870/598-3228.

www.pfeifferfoundation.com

pfeifferfnd@centurytel.net

Tellus Science Museum

Tellus Science museum features galleries on minerals, dinosaurs, transportation, and hands-on science. The Weinman Mineral Gallery is of special interest to mineral collectors, with exhibits on Georgia and international minerals and gems, mining, and geology; 100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120; 770-606-5700. Executive Director: Jose Santamaria.

www.tellusmuseum.org

joses@tellusmuseum.org

Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto)

Department of Earth Sciences New Dynamic Earth Gallery.

www.rom.on.ca

Publications

Environment

Science and Policy for Sustainable Development.

www.environmentmagazine.org

Lapis

Leading European, monthly mineral magazine & bookstore (over 500 titles online!)

www.lapis.de

lapis@lapis.de

Mineralogical Almanac

Mineral books and videos from Russia.

www.minbook.com

minbooks@online.ru

Mineralogical Association of Canada

Books for the collector: Geology of Gem Deposits, Pegmatites, Atlas of Non-Silicate Minerals in Thin Section. Become a member and receive The Canadian Mineralogist and Elements.

www.mineralogicalassociation.ca

office@mineralogicalassociation.ca

Mineral News

A monthly newsletter for mineral collectors dedicated to descriptive mineralogy and new specimen discoveries!

www.mineralnews.com

news@excaliburmineral.com

Rock & Gem Magazine

Index for current issue of Rock & Gem Magazine, showdate listings, links to resource Websites and more.

www.rockngem.com

Rocks & Minerals Magazine

The magazine for everyone interested in minerals, rocks, and fossils.

www.rocksandminerals.org

rocksandminerals@fuse.net

Shows

Cincinnati Geofair 2015

50th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry Show. May 2 & 3, 2015.

www.geofair.com

tehuizing@fuse.net

Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

October 10–12, 2014. Hosted by Michigan Mineralogical Society. Fabulous Museum Exhibits & Collector Displays, Choice Dealers, Lectures, and Demonstrations.

www.michmin.org

mmsgeograves@hotmail.com

Tucson Gem and Mineral Show™

World's largest mineral, gem and jewelry show held February 12–15, 2015, at the Tucson Convention Center.

www.tgms.org

show@tgms.org

Martin Zinn Expositions

www.mzexpos.com

mzexpos@gmail.com

Specimen Mining

Crystal Grove Diamond Mine & Campground

Hunt for Herkimer “diamonds” in beautiful upstate New York, camp next door. Open mid-April through mid-October. 1-800-579-3426

www.crystalgrove.com

fun@crystalgrove.com

Oceanview Mine

Fun, outdoor adventure, and discovery at a real gem mine in the world-famous Pala district of southern California.

www.digforgems.com

freespool1@cox.net

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