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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.

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

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

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

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

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

A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum of Michigan Tech

The official Mineral Museum of Michigan. World-class exhibits of minerals from Michigan, the Great Lakes region and the world.

Museum.mtu.edu

tjb@mtu.edu

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: 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

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

mzexpos@gmail.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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