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Art & Photography

Mark Mauthner Photography
Photographing natural history specimens and collections.
mmauthner@gmail.com

Susan M. Robinson, artist
Minerals, fossils, nature.
pebble.art@outlook.com

Scovil Photography, Jeff Scovil

Mineral, jewelry, gem, bead, and fossil photography.
www.scovilphoto.com
jeffscovil@earthlink.net

Frederick C. Wilda, Artist
Natures Finest Creations®

Featured Exhibitor, East Coast Show, August 2012. Watercolors, prints, commissions.
www.naturesfinestcreations.com
info@naturesfinestcreations.com

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 Regina Aumente.
www.friendsofmineralogy.org
liebetrauam@msn.com

Mineralogical Society of America
Interested in minerals, crystals, rocks, or natural materials? Visit our Website for membership, publication, award, and education information and programs.
www.minsocam.org
business@minsocam.org

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

Mineral Information

Minerals.net
Hershel Friedman

Minerals.net is an informational and educational guide to minerals, and gemstones. It is a comprehensive online resource, providing detailed information, photos, videos, news, and more.
www.minerals.net
hershel@minerals.net

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

Apalachee Minerals, Inc.
Worldwide and Southeastern U.S. Minerals for discerning collectors. We specialize in Florida calcites and Agatized Coral geode specimens.
www.apalachee-minerals.com
order@apalachee-minerals.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

CavemanRocks.com
Dave Leppert, Geologist. Quality minerals, fair prices. Specimens for beginners to advanced collectors. Peruvian, Pakistani and worldwide minerals.
www.cavemanrocks.com
dave@cavemanrocks.com

The Crystal Mine
Mineral, crystal, and gemstone specimens for the collector.
www.crystal-mine.com
jcrowley@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

Dragon Minerals
Affordable minerals, common and rare. We buy collections.
www.dragon-minerals.com
steve@dragon-minerals.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

JCJ Minerals
Over 3000 specimens to be sold from my worldwide collection, including high quality (many self-collected) Pennsylvania specimens.
www.jcjminerals.com
antieverything1@comcast.net

Kristalle
Minerals and gold for collectors.
www.kristalle.com
leicht@kristalle.com

Miner's Gems and Minerals
Since 1978, Southern California's finest gem shop. Gems and minerals for all budgets.
Collector specimens, opals, tourmaline, beads, and more!
www.minersgemsandminerals.com
minersgemsandminerals@cox.net

Mineral Classics
Dealing in fine minerals and gems for over 35 years.
www.minclassics.com
brian@minclassics.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

Saga Minerals, Inc.
Specializing in fine mineral specimens from the midwest, U.S. Cash paid for single specimens or entire collections. Call 217/637-3215.
www.sagaminerals.com
saga.minerals@gmail.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
dan@weinrichmineralsinc.com

Wilensky Fine Minerals
Please visit our online gallery to view the finest known examples of aesthetic minerals.
stuwil@aol.com
www.wilenskyminerals.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

Maine Mineral & Gem Museum
Minerals, gems, rocks, and meteorites in lovely Bethel, Maine.
http://www.mainemineralmuseum.org
bbarrett@mainemineralmuseum.org

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

Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals
Finest mineral museum in the Northwestern United States. Home of the Alma Rose. Featuring exceptional international and northwestern minerals, agates, petrified wood, and zeolites. 26385 NW Groveland Drive, Hillsboro, OR 97124; 503/647-2418.
Executive Director: Julian C. Gray
info@ricenorthwestmuseum.org
www.ricenorthwestmuseum.org

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: Encyclopedia of Mineral Names, Geology of Gem Deposits, Pegmatites by David London. 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

Weatherwise
The Power, The Beauty, The Excitement.
www.weatherwise.org

Shows

Cincinnati Geofair 2017
51st Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry Show. May 6–7, 2017.
www.geofair.com
tehuizing@fuse.net

 

Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show
October 2016. 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 2017, at the Tucson Convention Center.
www.tgms.org
show@tgms.org

Martin Zinn Expositions
www.mzexpos.com
mz0955@aol.com

Specimen Mining


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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