• Mini Me Geology - Rocks, Minerals & Fossils for Kids ...

    Mini Me Geology offers geology supplies, rock, mineral and fossil collection kits for kids, bulk geology speciments and geology books. Rock & Mineral Kits for Kids, Classrooms & Home School

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  • Igneous Rocks Born of Fire - Rocks And Minerals 4 U

    Igneous rocks get their name from the latin word for fire - igneus. The name is appropriate because these rocks are born of fire.

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  • Minerals - Comprehensive guide to Rocks and Minerals

    Interactive guide to hundreds of rocks and minerals.

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  • NaturePlus: Community: Fossils and rocks

    Create and manage announcements in Fossils and rocks.Try to limit the announcements to keep them useful. Announcements in Fossils and rocks

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  • Mineral Identification Chart - Mineral Properties - Geology

    This mineral identification chart was created by Art Crossman as a college course project at Mansfield University in 1997. He did an outstanding job, organizing minerals on the chart in a systematic way - according to their properties.

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  • Mineralogy - Official Site

    The BEST Place to Learn about Rocks and Minerals. Presented by the Mineralogical Society of America

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  • Bob's Rock Shop: Table of Contents

    Need More Input? Check Out Our Selection of Books and Videos for Rockhounds!

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  • The Mineral and Gemstone Kingdom: Home

    The Mineral and Gemstone Kingdom is a free informational and educational guide to rocks, minerals, gemstones, and jewelry. This site has been providing detailed information and photos of hundreds of mineral and gemstone since 1997 and is one of the leading education resources on minerals and gemstones.

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  • Mineral Identification - Rocks For Kids

    THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ROCKS & MINERALS It is not easy to tell the difference between rocks & minerals because there are so many kinds of them. It takes years of study to be able to accurately identify a mystery rock and even then rockhounds want to know where the specimen came from.

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  • Bob's Rock Shop: Table of Contents

    Need More Input? Check Out Our Selection of Books and Videos for Rockhounds!

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  • The Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art – Sharing with others the ...

    Sharing with others the eternal beauty of gemstones and promoting the study of earth science.

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  • Carube Copper Corp. is an Ontario based mineral ...

    Carube Copper Corp. - Carube - is a publicly traded company on the TSX Venture exchange with the symbol CUC, focused on the exploration and rapid development of precious metal/copper projects in North America.

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  • IXL - Identify rocks and minerals (5th grade science practice)

    Fun science practice! Improve your skills with free problems in 'Identify rocks and minerals' and thousands of other practice lessons.

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  • Mineral Properties | Mineralogy4Kids

    A mineral is a naturally-occurring, inorganic solid which possesses a characteristic internal atomic structure and a definite chemical composition.

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  • Igneous rock - Wikipedia

    Texture is an important criterion for the naming of volcanic rocks. The texture of volcanic rocks, including the size, shape, orientation, and distribution of mineral grains and the intergrain relationships, will determine whether the rock is termed a tuff, a pyroclastic lava or a simple lava.

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  • Rocks: Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary - Geology

    Photographs and information for a large collection of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. Geology.com

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  • GeoMan's Mineral and Rock Identification

    Last modified 10 / 09. GeoMan's Mineral and Rock Charts . Metallic | H<2.5 | H 2.5 to 3.5 | H 3.5 to 5.5 | H >5.5 | Glossary | Tests | Index

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  • Minerals, Rocks and Gems - GemSelect

    Minerals, Rocks and Gems. What is the difference between a mineral, a rock and a gemstone? Are all minerals rocks? Can a rock be a gemstone?

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  • Rock Identification Key - rockhounds.com

    What is the Rock Cycle? Rocks, like mountains, do not last forever. The weather, running water, and ice wear them down. All kinds of rocks become sediment.

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  • Polished Stone Identification - Pictures of Tumbled Rocks

    Photos and descriptions for over fifty of the most popular tumble-polished stones, minerals and rocks.

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  • Rocks and Minerals for Earth Science Fun

    Rocks and Minerals educational information, activities, and lesson plans designed for collectors, students, and teachers.

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  • Teaching Mineral Identification

    The Teaching Mineral Identification Packet is available here.Over 160 PDF pages of ready-to-run materials covering: The Chemistry of Minerals, Mineral Identification & Mining in Missouri.

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  • Fossil | paleontology | Britannica.com

    Fossil: Fossil, remnant, impression, or trace of an animal or plant of a past geologic age that has been preserved in Earth's crust. The complex of data recorded in fossils worldwide—known as the fossil record—is the primary source of information about the history of life on Earth.

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