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EARTH SCIENCES RESOURCES

(Not regularly maintained, and many Websites removed, because of ceaseless changes in url's)

MINERALOGY

Athena OpticMin Search common rock forming minerals from optical properties observed with the petrographic microscope
AlexStrekeisen. Thin sections under the microscope.
Cristamine at Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, E
Mineral Spectroscopy Server at California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
Minerals under the microscope at the University of Bristol, UK
Optical mineralogy at the University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA
Rice Mineralogy & Mineral Optics, USA
Minerales de España Minerals from Spain: specimen-oriented mineralogy, at Zazagoza, E

DATABASES
Barthelmy Mineralogy database, USA
Mineralienatlas Mineral databases
Mindat Mineral databases
MinMax Mineralien-Informations-System, D

ORE DEPOSITS
Ore Deposits Mineral Resources and Geofluids at Geneva University, CH
Ore Deposits Ore Deposits Introductory Course / Gîtes Métallifères, Geneva, CH
Ore Microscopy Introduction to Ore Microscopy, Geneva, CH
IAEG Irish Association for Economic Geology
IAGOD International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits
Mackay School of Mines, Reno, NV, USA
ODEX Stanford Ore Deposits EXploration research group, USA
PGM Oxygenated PGM, at ULB, Bruxelles, B
SEG The Society of Economic Geologists
SGA Society for Geology applied to Mineral Deposits
SME Virtual Atlas of Opaque and Ore Minerals in their Association
USGS Mineral Resources Program, USA
Infomine Mining information site
Mining Technology Mining industry

MINERAL LOCALITIES
Bingham Utah, USA
Franklin The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, NJ, USA
Lengenbach VFL Lengenbach, at NHMB, CH

UNIVERSITIES AND INSTITUTES
ELSTE Ecole Lémanique des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Environnement, CH
Genève Earth and Environmental Sciences, Geneva University, CH
Genève Mineral Resources and Geofluids, Geneva University, CH
Institut Forel F.-A. Forel Institute: limnology, environmental geochemistry, ecotoxicology and quaternary geology, Geneva, CH
Fribourg Earth Sciences at the University of Fribourg, CH
Geosciences Platform of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, CH
Zürich Earth Sciences at the ETH (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule) - Zürich, CH
Bergakademie Technischen Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, D
BRGM Bureau des Recherches Géologiques et minières, F
ENSMP Ecole des mines, Paris, F
Nasa Earth from Space - including earth landscapes, geological features, mines, etc.; USA
URSMU Уральский государственный горный университет - Ural State Mining University
USGS United States Geological Survey, USA

JOURNALS AND SOCIETIES
American Mineralogist
Canadian Mineralogist
SGG - SGS Schweizerische Geologische Gesellschaft, Swiss Geological Society
I.M.A. International Mineralogical association
IUGS International Union of Geological Sciences
GTK Geologian tutkimuskeskus. Geological Survey of Finland
EJM European Journal of Mineralogy
Mineralogical Magazine
Mineral News Monthly newsletter for the mineral collector
MR The Mineralogical Record, Tucson, AZ, USA
JMG Journal of Metamorphic Geology, University of Bristol, UK
Lapis Mineralien Magazin, München, D
Le Règne Minéral France
National Geographic National Geographic Society & Magazine
NJMA - Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen. Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry
NJMM - Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Monatshefte
RAS РАН Российская Академия Наук - Rossiiskaja Akademia Nauk (Russian Academy of Sciences)
RMI Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo, I
RMS PMO Российское минералогическое общество - The Russian Mineralogical Society
SEG The Society of Economic Geologists
SGA Society for Geology applied to Mineral Deposits
SGA SGA Newsletter
Swiss Journal of Geosciences
SBMP - SMPM - BSMP : Swiss Bulletin of Mineralogy and Petrology - Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen - Bulletin suisse de minéralogie et pétrographie - Bollettino svizzero di mineralogia e petrografia (1921-2005; see DDC 550)
SME Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration
Springer Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, D
SVSMF - ASCMF Schweizerische Vereinigung der Strahler Mineralien- und Fossiliensammler - Association Suisse des Cristalliers, collectionneurs de Minéraux et Fossiles - Associazione svizzera dei cercatori, collezionisti di minerali e fossili - Uniun svizra da chavacristallas, collectaders da minerals e fossils
Uralian Geological Journal Уральский геологический журнал (Ekaterinburg, Russia)

ZRMO Записки Российского минералогического общества - Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva (Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society)
ZVMO Записки Всесоюзного минералогического общества - Obshchestva (Proceedings of the Soviet Union Mineralogical Society)

MUSEUMS
ENSMP Musée de minéralogie, Ecole des mines, Paris, F
Fedorov Museum Федоровский геологический музей, Краснотурьинск (Krasnoturinsk)
Fersman Минералогический Музей им. А.Е. Ферсмана Российской Академии Наук - Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow, Russia
MHNG Muséum d'histoire naturelle de la Ville de Genève, département de minéralogie, CH
NHM Natural History Museum, London, UK
NHMB Mineralogy and Petrography at Naturhistorisches Museum Bern, CH
Sebastopol Museum Севастопольский музей камня (Russia)
UCMP The Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, CA, USA
UGM Уральский геологический музей - Ural Geological Museum
WMHN The Worldwide Museum of Natural History
Zolotoi Kamen Штуфной кабинет, Североуральск (Severo Uralsk, Russia)

LINKS FOR GEOWEB EXPLORATION
Swiss Geoscience Platform Information on Earth Sciences in Switzerland, CH
Geology Все о Геологии, Геологического факультета МГУ, РФФИ
UNIGE Access to publications at SSTE, University of Geneva
UNIGE Access to bibliographical resources at SST, University of Geneva
WOS Web of Knowledge (ISI)
Bristol Some starting points for Geo-Web exploration, Uni. Bristol, GB
Dayton Mineralogy and Petrology Research on the Web, USA
IUGS International Union of Geological Sciences
UH Geoscience Course Resources, Houston,Texas, USA
UNESCO UNESCO's Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences
IEM WWW Resources at IEM, RU - Институт экспериментальной минералогии Российской академии наук (ИЭМ РАН)

GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS
CREALP Centre de Recherche sur l'Environnement alpin, Sion, VS, CH
PSU Penn State's Structural Geology Class Notes, PA, USA
UCMP Web Geological Time Machine, Berkeley, CA, USA
UNC Atlas of Igneous, Metamorphic Rocks, Minerals and Textures

NATURAL HAZARDS AND VOLCANOLOGY
CERG-C. Assessment and Management of Geological Risk. University of Geneva, CH

PALEONTOLOGY
Dinobase Dinosaur Database, Bristol, GB

CHEMISTRY
Chemdex International directory of chemistry, University of Sheffield, UK
Chemicalregister Chemical products manufacturers
Freepatentsonline Chemical patents

X RAYS AND CRYSTALLOGRAPHY
IUCr International Union of Crystallography
ICDD International Centre for Diffraction Data, USA
MinCryst Information-Calculating System on Crystal Structure Data for Minerals, RU
MSA Crystal Structure Database, USA
ALB Crystallography, Le Mans, F

JOBS
Genève Open positions, Geneva University, CH
Earthworks Database of career opportunities, UK.
Telejob The electronic job exchange board of the associations of assistants and doctoral students of the technological institutes of Zurich (AVETH) and Lausanne (ACIDE)
Nobel e-Museum The Nobel laureates, S.

SOFTWARE
SSEC The SSEC Visualization Project, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

OTHER SITES
AFM Association Française de Microminéralogie, F
Amethyst Galleries The Mineral Gallery
AMFED American Federation of Mineralogical Societies, USA
Dakotamatrix with Mineral photo database, USA
Bob's Rock Shop A list of sites related to Earth sciences, USA
MFB Mineralien- und Fossilienfreunde Bern
MKA Mineral Collectors Page, Mineralogische Kring Antwerpen, B
NAGS Norske Amatørgeologers Sammensluttning, N
SGAM Société genevoise de minéralogie
Trinity Mineral Mineral pictures, CA, USA