We’ve compiled a list of useful links to gemology and mineralogy resources for your reference here. Do check them out for yourself!
Minerals.net – An interactive reference guide to rocks, minerals, and gemstones.
Anthony de Goutière – Graduate Gemmologist who specialize in the photomicrography of gemstone inclusions.
Hans-Rudolf Wenk – An indispensable and resourceful guide for students pursuing mineralogy. It covers all aspects of mineralogy, well designed for a semester course.
Crescent Gems – Direct supplier of fine gemstones and jewelry from Sri lanka. Fast shipping , affordable prices and high quality products.
FREDIANI – Precious Stones – Didier Frediani is a dealer in gemstones, a gemologist who frequently travels to find the most beautiful gems.
Thierry Chauvier – A site dedicated to gemstones, discover the world of gemstones here.
Gemmo.eu – Free gemology database to better understand and identify gems, syntheses & limitations.
FireAgates – A large selection of masterly cut and polished fire agates.
MineralExpert.org – Mineral related website for all collectors, geologists and mineral enthusiasts.
MAR-gems – Your competent partner for a wide range of real colored gemstones, synthetic, artificial, reconstructed and imitated jewelry stones at wholesale prices.
Rumineral – A range of items made of stones and minerals for sale – a pyramid, a casket, an egg, a ball, beads, bracelets, tumbling and many more.
Spirals of light – Gemstone jewelry which are handcrafted with love.
Kamnelybi – A comprehensive blog about the processing and collecting of stones and minerals.
Amberabg – A virtual museum of fossil insects, shells, fish and spiders in Baltic amber.
Texas Jewelers – A statewide organization of retail jewelers who serves to promote the general welfare, standing, and prosperity of the jewelry industry in the state of Texas.
The Mineralogical Record – The mineral collector’s knowledge base to acquire quality content.
Mineral Magazine Lapis – Monthly magazine about mineral books, crystals, mineralogy and precious stones by Christian Weise Verlag, Munich.
Crystal Mont Blanc – A fantastic blog on crystals and other minerals by Philippe Dufrêne.
Mineraux et gemmes – Information and photos on gem size and gemology in French.
Web Mineral – This massive mineralogy database contains information on more than 4,000 individual mineral species descriptions.
Minerals, Their Constitution and Origin – An amazing book that provides an introduction to mineralogy, recommended for those who are interested in the fields of geology and materials science.
Lukusuziriver.com – Fine Zambian minerals and gemstones for jewelers and collectors looking for natural and fair traded stones.
National Geographic – Great reference resource with tons of high resolution photographs.