Suggested Reading for the Mineral Collector

This started as a list of links and documents that I believe every should be read by every mineral collector of every level.

If you have suggestions to add to the list, please send an email to steve@dragon-minerals.com.

Analytical Methods and Mineral Identification   |   Caring for a Mineral Collection   |   Cleaning and Preparing Mineral Specimens   |   Color in Gems and Minerals   |   Crystal Formation, Shape, Crystallography and Related Topics   |   Earthquakes and Mineral Collections   |   Facebook Groups   |   Gems and Gemology   |   Mineral Information Websites   |   Mineral People   |   Mineral Photography   |   Mineral Terminology   |   Periodicals   |   Radioactive Minerals   |   Starting and Building a Mineral Collection   |   Web Pages Dedicated to Specific Minerals


Analytical Methods and Mineral Identification

Caring for a Mineral Collection


Cleaning and Preparing Mineral Specimens


Color in Gems and Minerals
Crystal Formation, Shape, Crystallography, and Related Topics

Earthquakes and Mineral Collections


Facebook Groups


Gems and Gemology


Mineral Information Websites


Mineral People

Mineral Photography

Mineral Terminology
Periodicals

Radioactive Minerals


Starting and Building a Mineral Collection

Web Pages Dedicated to Specific Minerals