Principally for sites that describe a mineral setting, whether it be from a collectors view point, or the description of a mineral holotype. Holotype : The locality that describes the mineral - usually where it was first discovered.

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Alkali-Nuts: Mont Saint-Hilaire
Located East of Montréal, in Mont Saint-Hilaire and has become a major collecting site of rare mineral specimens. Offers mineral and assemblage guide, along with local dealer listings.
Gem and Mineral Exploration Company
The gold mines and miners of Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado, USA.
Minerals of Australia and New Zealand
Information about the minerals and mineral locations in Australia and New Zealand.
Oman Virtual Field Trip
Site designed for an education aid to students, but contains many excellent slides showing the geology of Oman. See dolerite dykes, harzburgite, and channel-fill structures.
Oregon Coast Agate
Rockhound's Guide to collecting/beachcombing Oregon Coast Agate.
Ron Coleman Mining, Inc.
Quartz crystal at the Arkansas' Old Coleman Mine.
Sheffield Mine
A native mine yielding star rubies, sapphires and garnets, for both the serious and the amateur rockhound.
UK Mining Ventures
Green crystallized fluorite from the Rogerley Mine, Weardale, Northern England. The last remaining mine active in the historic Weardale mining district.
Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines
Arkansas' natural quartz crystals mine.
A rare glimpse of the cave of crystals
The BBC reports on Mexico’s Cave of Crystals, containing some of the largest natural selenite structures ever found. (January 19, 2010)
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