Links of Interest

Local Shows & Digs - 2017: click here.
Mineral Information click here.
  American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies
California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies
Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies
South Central Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Mineralogical Society of America
Gem & Mineral Federation of Canada
Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
Recommended Places To Visit:
  Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History - A magnificent collection -- an excellent place to visit!
Recommended Sites:
  Mineralminers - A great source for minerals and crystals
Spheres To You
Rocks In My Head Too - Excellent site for rock / mineral info
Rock Collecting - Rock / mineral info
Supplies and Equipment:
Rio Grande
Fire Mountain
Ganoksin Online
Bob's Rock Shop
Tripps Findings
Brandywine Supply
Government Resources:
  U.S. Geological Survey
U.S. Department of Energy
Bureau of Land Management
How To / Articles:
  Rockseeker Articles - Rockseeker Articles

Tumble Stones - Rock Tumbling
            Tumbling Procedures
            Ultimate Beginners Guide to Rock Tumbling

Build Your Lapidary Equipment - Kreigh's Homemade Lapidary Equipment

Miscellaneous Articles - Miscelaneous Articles

Magazines and Reading Materials:
  Rock & Gem Magazine  A nice magazine on rocks and gems.
Lapidary Journal  A magazine focused on jewelry making and lapidary.
Rocks and Minerals  A beautiful magazine dedicated to teaching about minerals.
Mineralogical Record  An authoritative and widely respected mineral collector's journal.
Archaeology  A publication of the Arcaeological Institute of America.
Earth Magazine  About Earth Sciences, Fossils, and Geology.

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