Rock & Mineral Links
The Probert Encyclopaedia:  Rocks and Minerals
http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/rocks.htm  Extensive encyclopedia of rock and mineral topics; mineral pictures

Mineral Information Finder   (Informational portion of commercial Web site)
http://www.rocksandminerals.com/minfind.htm#uses mineral information; mineral uses
Mineral Information Institute
http://www.mii.org  The Mineral Information Institute (MII) is a national 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating youth about the science of minerals and other natural resources and about their importance in our everyday lives. Selected by the sciLINKS program, a service of National Science Teachers Association. A source for free teaching materials such as:

San Diego Museum – Mineral Matters
http://www.sdnhm.org/kids/minerals/index.html  Identify minerals, create a collection, grow crystals

RocksForKids.com
http://www.rocksforkids.com/index.html Canadian site packed with pages of information and a Teacher's Corner

Surfing the Net With Kids - Rocks & Minerals
http://www.surfnetkids.com/rocks.htm Comprehensive site; get your rock jokes and games here!

Rocks & Minerals
http://www.oswego.org/staff/cchamber/resources/rocks.cfm  22 links compiled by the Oswego (N.Y.) City School District

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Last updated June 29, 2005.