K-12 Resources | Mineralogy Education Web Sites

Malachite on a rock faceMineralogy 4 Kids
A comprehensive, easy-to-use mineralogy Web site from the Mineralogical Society of America.

Mineral 1.0
A mineral identification quiz for advanced students.

Rockhounds.com MIneral Identification Properties
Definitions of the properties used in mineral identification.

International Mineralogical Association Database of Mineral Properties
A mineral database that interactively displays a list of all the IMA minerals recognized as valid species with accessory information and links.

Sites specific to Arizona minerals:

Arizona Geological Survey
All about mining in Arizona!

Minerals of Arizona
Photographs of Arizona minerals