The Mineral Gallery is a constantly growing collection of mineral descriptions, images, and specimens, together with several ways of accessing these descriptions. For each mineral there is a photograph, description, and a list of physical characteristics. This mineral database is searchable by name, mineral class or by keyword. There is also useful background information about mineral properties. The images of minerals are usually linked to larger JPEG images (size about 50kb). This web site is also an online seller of mineral specimens. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html
Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.