The following selected websites are great resources to learn more about minerals.  You also can find helpful books at the Books & Gear page with a link to the Gator Girl Rocks Amazon Store.

Minerals Information

  • Mindat - Mindat.org is the largest mineral database and mineralogy reference website on the internet.  This site contains worldwide data on minerals, mineral collecting, mineral localities, and other mineralogical data.
  • Friends of Mineralogy 
  • Fluorescent Mineral Society 

Minerals Information for Children

  • Minerals Education Council - The MEC is teh Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration Foundation's designated program to develop and deliver accurate and timely K-12 education materials and activities and conduct public awareness outreach about mining and minerals,  The MEC is the successor entity of the Mineral Information Institute.
  • National Geographic - Minerals & Gems
  • Mineralogy for Kids - Mineralogical Society of America
  • Mineral Identification - Rocks for Kids
  • 40 Common Minerals - Identifies everyday uses for common minerals
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