|Magazines Rocks & Mineral Rock & Gem Mineralogical Record
The South Florida Science Center & Aquarium recently unveiled it's Gem
Panning Station, sponsored in part and constructed by the Gem & Mineral
Society of the Palm Beaches!
Gem Panning Station construction pictures...click HERE
To see the Palm Beach Post's article about the Gem Panning Station
NEW! Florida Geological Survey Newsletter Winter 2014
Interested in Pearls?? Click HERE for an article from "Jewelry making Daily"
USGS information about public lands...great info for vacation planning!
Cape Town (South Africa) Gem & Mineral Club
Need metal working supplies? Check out EGGM Enterprises...
(No connection to the GMSPB...)
USGS Mineralogical resources maps
Mindat is the largest mineral database and mineralogy reference website on
the internet. This site contains worldwide data on minerals, mineral
collecting, mineral localities and other mineralogical data.
Gemdat is a unique reference web site on gems and gemology with something
for everyone from beginners to experts.
An amazing wealth of information on many aspects of our hobby
Beautiful pottery made from oceanic seafloor sediment
The Soft Earth
World's Largest Amythest geode..."The Empress"
The manufacturing of Ancient Stone beads (from ancientbead.com)
40 Common Minerals with links to detailed information!
Thanks to Danielle from Ms. Gardener's class from the Mesa Valley School District in Colorado
for this one!
FLINT...lots of good information and images...
USGS report on Yosemite Rockfalls
Igneous Rock Classification Diagrams
By Andrew Alden, About.com Guide
The Mohs Scale How to Look at a Rock
Great tounge-in-cheek article about chalk. Chalk is weird!
Great site with pictures of many different varieties
of this beautiful material
Tiger Eye information
To associate persons of the Palm Beach area of Florida who are
interested in earth sciences, to work together as an organization in the
gathering, cutting,displaying, and studying of rocks, shells, artifacts, and
organization to promote community interest in these objects.
The society is a member of the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical &
Lapidary Societies Inc. and the Southeast Federation of Mineralogical
Societies, Inc., which are affiliated with the American Federation of
Mineralogical Societies. Our members are able to participate in activities
sponsored by these organizations.
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