Rockhound-related Links

General Information     BACK TO TOP
Bob's Rock Shop - many interesting pages and numerous links to other rockhounding web sites.
Mineral News by LR Ream Publishing
Rockhounds Mailing List (formerly Rockhounds)
The Vug - the web's most extensive mineral link portal!

Rockhounding Research Tools     BACK TO TOP
Gem & Mineral Research: How to Get Answers to Your Questions
Geology, Exploration & Mining: 101 Exceptional Online Resources
The Mineralogy Database - lots of info about each known mineral.
The Photo-Atlas of Minerals - a rocks and minerals encyclopedia on CD-ROM!
Colorado Mining CD-ROM - Colorado topo maps and mine site locations
Rocks and Minerals Encyclopedia - the Probert Encyclopedia of Rocks and Minerals
TopoZone - the Web's Topographic Map
Mapsco - Colorado maps and much more!
National Atlas of the United States - Interactive and Multimedia Maps of the U.S.
Microsoft Terraserver USA - Interactive Maps

Educational Information     BACK TO TOP
The Fluorite Gallery - Fluorite pictures and locality information from around the world!!! - Everything Fossils! Fossil Information for Education, Collecting and Fun
National Mining Association
Minerals Information Institute
MSHA Miner Training - Rock and Mineral Pictures

Kids' Links!     BACK TO TOP
Mineral Word Search
Gemstone Scrambler
Rock Jokes
Rocks Crossword
Send a Mineral Postcard

Mineral and Fossil Specimen Dealers     BACK TO TOP
Antero Treasures (T. Craig Cardwell) - Mineral products from Mt. Antero
ARCH Minerals
The Arkenstone (Rob Lavinsky)
The Blanchard Rock Shop (Allison Nilsen)
Dan Weinrich Minerals
Dave Bunk Minerals
Dragon Minerals (Steve Hardinger)
Glacier Peak (Joseph Dorris) - Specializing in Colorado minerals and mining
The Gem Quarry
John Betts - Fine Minerals
Kevin Conroy Minerals
KQ's Minerals (Keith Hayes)
Marin Mineral Company
The Mineral Company (Anne M. Black)
The Mineral Gallery (Kevin Ward)
The Mineral Workshop (Yvan Gagnon) (Raini Sicher) - Minerals from Switzerland
MPH Minerals (Martin Hannu)
OsoSoft Minerals (George Campbell)
Our Gangue Minerals (Stan Perry)
Pat Hendrick Minerals - Offering minerals from all over the world
Red & Green Minerals (Denzil Wiggins)
The Stone Company (Charlie and Florence Magovern) - Fossils, Dino Eggs, and stones
Treasure Maps and Selenite Crystals (Lewis Mitcham)
Trinity Mineral Company (John Veevaert)
Turquoise from the "Bad Boys of Cripple Creek"
UC Minerals (Rick Green)
Verhulst's Fossils (Phil Verhulst)
Wilensky Minerals (Stuart and Donna Wilensky)
XTAL Mexican Minerals (Dennis and Diane Beals)

Meteorites!     BACK TO TOP
Colorado Meteorite Society - aka "the COMETS" (has many meteorite links)
Colorado Meteorite Society Group - Colorado Meteorite Society discussion group on Yahoo

Fossil Clubs, Societies and Lists     BACK TO TOP - Home of the PaleoList
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Western Interior Paleontological Society
RockyMtnPaleo mailing list - for the Rocky Mountain/Western Interior Seaway area

Geodes, Geodes, and more Geodes     BACK TO TOP
Geode Gallery - beautiful geodes from the famous Keokuk, Iowa locations

Gems: Rough, Faceting and Purchasing     BACK TO TOP
Gemstone Meanings - indepth information about gemstones
International Gem Society - HUGE reference library!
L&M Gems - Facet rough from East Africa
Lapidary Solutions

Mineral Cabinets, Stands and Supplies     BACK TO TOP
Althor Products - plastic boxes and packaging accessories
David Shannon Minerals - (480) 985-0557 - Mesa, AZ USA
Mineral & Fossil Supply, Inc. - formerly Denver Box Company
Monadnock Mineral Display - custom-made cabinets, drawers, stands, etc
The Sunnywood Collection - Specialists in Presentation of Natural Art

Colorado Clubs and Organizations     BACK TO TOP
Cañon City Geology Club (Cañon City, CO)
Colorado Mineral Society (Lakewood, CO)
Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society - (Colorado Springs, CO)
Columbine Gem and Mineral Society - (Salida, CO)
Denver Gem & Mineral Guild - (Golden, CO)
Flatirons Mineral Club - (Boulder, CO)
Fort Collins Rockhounds - (Fort Collins, CO)
Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club - (Durango, CO)
Lake George Gem and Mineral Club - (Lake George, CO)
Littleton Gem and Mineral Club (Littleton, CO)
Mile Hi Rock and Mineral Society (RAMS) (Westminster, CO)
North Jeffco Gem and Mineral Club - (Arvada, CO)
Western Interior Paleontological Society (Denver, CO)
Clubs in Colorado - a list of websites for many clubs in Colorado!

Colorado Mine Tours     BACK TO TOP
Mines and Museums - statewide list by the Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology
Mines and Museums (PDF) - statewide brochure by the Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology
Mine Tours and Museums (PDF) - statewide list by the Colorado Geological Survey

Colorado Links     BACK TO TOP
Cave of the Winds
Colorado Academy of Silversmithing and Art Metal
The Colorado Directory - visiting Colorado anytime soon? Check out this site!
Colorado Adventure - comprehensive Colorado vacation site
Colorado Bureau of Land Management
ColoradoLinks.Net - a gazillion links to Colorado web sites
Colorado Places Index - web links to Colorado places
Colorado Rockhounding - information on several different locales in Colorado to rockhound.
Colorado Rockshops! - courtesy of the OsoSoft Mineral Connection
Colorado Springs Accommodation - travel planning, hotels, tours and dining recommendations
Cottonwood Hot Springs - Buena Vista, CO
The Denver Gem & Mineral Show Website
Denver Museum of Nature & Science - formerly the Denver Museum of Natural History
The Georgetown Loop Railroad
Gold Rush
Green River Paleobotany Project - Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Hot Springs Lodge and Pool - Glenwood Springs, CO
Indian Springs Resort Hot Springs - Idaho Springs, CO
Mt. Princeton Hot Springs - Nathrop, CO
Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs - Steamboat Springs, CO
Western Museum of Mining & Industry - Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Weather     BACK TO TOP
10-Day Weather Forecast
Current Regional Radar
Current Regional Satellite

Other Clubs, Organizations and Societies     BACK TO TOP
American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Central Canadian Federation of Mineralogical Societies (CCFMS)
Chaparral Rockhounds Club (New Mexico)
Kern County Mineral Society (California)
Mineral Collectors of Utah
North Orange County Gem & Mineral Society (California)
Rock & Mineral Associations of Canada
Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Washington Agate and Mineral Society
Washington State Mineral Council
Washington State Rockhounding
Worldwide Clubs and Associations
USA and Canada Clubs - a huge list of websites for most clubs in the USA and Canada!

More links related to Rockhounding and Earth Sciences     BACK TO TOP
The Mineralogical Record Magazine website
Volcano World - nothing but volcanos!
Topaz Mtn. Field Guide - if you are going to Topaz Mtn., Utah, you need this book!
Kreigh's Web Resources Collection for Rockhounds - Hundreds of helpful links!
Newsletter Articles by Dr. William S. Cordua - Minerals and localities of Tasmania, mainland Australia, and New Zealand.

Gold Mining     BACK TO TOP
The Gold Miner's Headquarters - The international recreational gold mining directory.
The Gold Prospectors of Colorado
Gold Rush

Hotels     BACK TO TOP - Looking for a place to stay in Colorado? Search here first.