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Useful Links

 

The following webpages are very useful Structural Geology and Tectonics Sites

 

 

1) Great images and videos - all kinds of structures: http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~schlisch/structureslides/slides.html

2) Earth Science World Image Bank: http://www.earthscienceworld.org/images/search/browseresults.html?numBegin=11&num=11&begin=100&Category=11#null

3) Rick Allmendinger's webpage with loads of structural geology data analysis software and animations to download: http://www.geo.cornell.edu/geology/faculty/RWA/programs/

4) Geological Society of America, Structural Geology and Tectonics Division: http://www.geosociety.org/sgt/

5) Geological Society of London Tectonic Studies Group: http://www.tectonicstudiesgroup.org.uk/

6) Haakon Fossen's e-learning material to complement his excellent textbook: http://folk.uib.no/nglhe/StructuralGeoBook.html

7) European Geosciences Union Division on Tectonics and Structural Geology: http://www.egu.eu/ts/meetings/

 

The following webpages are useful Mineralogy Sites

 

1) Excellent minerals database: http://www.mineralatlas.com/General%20introduction/frames%20general%20descriptions%20alphabetical.htm

2) Minerals Education Coalition: http://www.mineralseducationcoalition.org/

3) Midat.org mineral and locality database: http://www.mindat.org/mineralindex.php

4) Some mineral thin-sections images: http://leggeo.unc.edu/Petunia/IgMetAtlas/minerals/minerals.html

5) Mineral class images and information: http://www.galleries.com/minerals/by_class.htm

6) Geology and Planetary Science On-line Encyclopedia - some useful material: http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/G/geology_and_planetary_science.html

7) Steven Dutch's Minerals Information page: https://www.uwgb.edu/dutchs/EarthSC202Notes/minerals.htm

8) Steven Dutch's crystal structure page: https://www.uwgb.edu/dutchs/Petrology/crystal_structures.htm

9) On-line optical mineralogy teaching resources: http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/mineralogy/optical_mineralogy_petrography.html

10) Cochise College - good virtual geology museum including mineral photos: http://skywalker.cochise.edu/wellerr/VGM/intro.htm

11) Webmineral.com - extensive individual mineral information: http://webmineral.com/

12) Basic mineral properties and identification: http://www.rocksforkids.com/RFK/identification.html

13) Basic optical mineralogy: http://www.gly.bris.ac.uk/www/teach/opmin/mins.html

14) Mineralpedia - photo database and identification guide: http://www.dakotamatrix.com/mineralpedia

15) Minerals Education Coalition - Periodic Table of the Elements and Mineral Chemistry - very useful and has links to information on mining careers: http://www.mineralseducationcoalition.org/periodic-table-elements

16) American Gem Trade Association Webpage - good gem information source - http://agta.org/gemstones/index.html

17) Hyperphysics Minerals Site based out of Georgia State - excellent source of information on large number of mineral species, alphabetized and divided by mineral class: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/geophys/mineral.html

18) Windows to the Universe - Earth site - great resource for Earth and Planetary Sciences including a huge variety of educational imagery and maps, climate change info, etc: http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/earth.html

19) Excellent web resource on Gemology and Gemology courses:http://beyond4cs.com/free-gemology-courses-and-resources/