Links to Related Sites
The International Mineralogical Association (IMA)
The international "governing body" for mineralogy
The Mineralogical Association of Canada (MAC)
A really polished and excellent site with a great selection of links to other useful sites
The Microbeam Analysis Society (MAS)
A very useful site for those people involved in microanalysis and scanning electron microscopy applied to minerals.
Structure Probe Inc (SPI)
A major supplier of materials and equipment for microanalysis and electron microscopy, including everything from analytical standards to tweezers!
American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database
An excellent database of crystal structure information for minerals, based on data from the American Mineralogist and Canadian Mineralogist. Access to the database is free.
Meteorites and Impacts Advisory Committe
An excellent entrée into the world of meteorites with many illustrations and text in English & French
Outstanding software for describing and comparing mineral deposits and mineral deposit models using internationally recognised science- language standards.
For an exhaustive listing of meetings of particular interest to mineralogists and crystallographers (thanks to Dr. Andrea Koziol)
Catalogue of Meteorites
A catalogue of all meteorites reported up to June 2002. The data are abstracted by the Natural History Museum (London) from The Catalogue of Meteorites, published recently by Cambridge University Press. The site includes a useful "Introduction to Meteoritics".
Commission on Ore Mineralogy (IMA)
An excellent destination for those involved in ore mineralogy, with lots of images and links to other sites.
Clay mineral images
Add some really excellent clay mineral images to your personal collection and display them via from MinIdent-Win