Geology Web Links

Analytical Instruments & Services for Analyzing Minerals Info Services
Associations and Societies Mathematical Geology
Communications Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks
Computer Hardware Mineral and Stock Markets
Computer Software Commercial Mineralogy
Computer Software Shareware/Freeware Mining  and Petroleum Companies, Mineral Sources
Conferences, Exhibitions and Courses Mining Equipment
Economic Geology Newsgroups (Q & A)
Environmental Geology
Geoarchaeology and Archaeological Geology Planetary Geology and Space Science
General Geology Prospecting/Geological Supplies
Geochemistry Regional Geology
Geological Surveys Remote Sensing/Mapping
Geophysics and Instruments for Mapping Rocks Sedimentology/Stratigraphy
Geoscience Books Structural Geology and Tectonics
Geoscience Jobs Top Ten Geology Web Sites
Igneous Petrology Universities/Research Institutes

Economic Geology

Geoscience Books and Journals
Geoscience Jobs
Information Services
Mineral Markets
Mining and Petroleum Companies, Mineral Sources
Mining Equipment
Ore Deposits, Their Exploration, Geology and Mineralogy
Prospecting/Geological Supplies

Ore Deposits, Their Exploration, Geology and Mineralogy

Anatomy of a Mine - Mining and Mineral Exploration
Australian Mines Atlas - Australian Commodity and Mineral Information
Crain's Petrophysical Handbook - Petrophysical Well Log Analysis
Mineral Deposit Profiles - Economic Geology, B.C. Geological Survey - Descriptions of BC's Mineral Deposits
Mineral Deposits - Descriptions of Various Mineral Deposits, Earth Science Australia
Opal Mining Guide - Lightning Ridge, Australia
Prospecting and Mining for Opal - South Australian Mines and Energy
USA Mineral Resources Online - By the USGS
Virtual Atlas of Opaque and Ore Minerals in Their Asociation
The World of Oil - Oil Formation and Exploration


Aluminium Association
Copper Development Association
Iron and Steel Institute
International Diamond Council
The Silver Institute - Information About Silver
Titanium Association
Uranium Institute - Uranium Uses and Industry, World Nuclear Association
World Gold Council - Information About Gold
International Zinc Association - Information About Zinc

Mineral Fact Sheets for the Following Commodities - Australian Mines Atlas

Aluminium Magnesium
Coal Nickel
Copper Rutile, Ilmenite etc. (Mineral Sands)
Diamond Silver
Gold Tin
Iron Uranium
Lead Zinc

Mineral and Stock Markets

Links to Find the Current Mineral Market Outlook for All Minerals.

GoldSheet - Commodity and Mining Stocks Information
Roskill Information Service Ltd - UK Based Mineral Market Analyst Covering All Minerals
SNL Mine Economics - World Mine Cost
Stratum - Market Research for Industrial Minerals in the Australia/Asia Region.
USGS Mineral Commodities - All Mineral Commodities with US statistics

Stock Exchanges

Australian Stock Exchange
Johannesburg Stock Exchange
London Stock Exchange
London Metal Exchange
New York Stock Exchange
New Zealand Stock Exchange
Tokyo Commodity Exchange
Toronto Stock Exchange

Mining and Geoscience Information Services

By Country

By Country


MBendi - Information Resource for Africa
North Africa Geonet - Geology of North Africa
South Africa Chamber of Mines - South African Mining Industry Information


Austmine - Australian Mining Equipment
Earth Science Australia - Earth Science Information for Students and Teachers
GoldNet Australia -   Information and Magazine for Gold Prospectors, Australia.
Minerals Council of Australia - Information About the Australian Minerals Industry
Mining and Exploration Australia and New Guinea

Austrian Geology Links

Gemological Institute - Antwerp, Belgium

Mineria - Bolivia Mining Resources


Mining Association of Canada
Association for Mineral Exploration, BC
Canadian Mining Journal - Canada's First Mining Journal
Northern Miner - Canadian Mining Information


Mineria Chilena - Chile's Mining Journal

China Coal Information Institute - Coal Information

Finland Exploration News - News and Information

GeoGuide - Geology Resources, University of Goettingen and Freiberg University of Mining and Technology
OGV - German Geology Resources


Petromindo - Indonesian Oil and Mining News




Norwegian Rock and Mineral Guide

Papua New Guinea



South America

Tierra - Spain Earth Science Resources

LW's Geo Site - Swedish Geology Resources



United Kingdom
British Mining Database - Links to Mines and Mining Industry Information in The UK and Ireland
West's Geology Directory - Over 1000 Links by Ian West, University of Southampton

Alaska Gold - History of the Alaska Goldfields - Geology Information
Gibbs Associates - Earth Sciences Software Directory
Gold Prospectors Magazine - The Gold Prospectors Association of America Web Site
International California Mining Journal - Published Since 1931
Mining Technology - Mining Industry Information, USA
MiningUSA - Mining Industry Information, USA

AMM - The World's Metal Information Network
Athena Earth Science Resources - Earth Science Links
GeoGuide - Geology Resources, University of Goettingen and Freiberg University of Mining and Technology - Geology Information
Geologynet - Geology Information and Software
Geophysics on the Internet - Geophysics Resources
GoldSheet - Industry, Commodity and Mining Stocks Information
Infomine - Databases of Mining Industry Resources
Mbendi - Worldwide Mining Information
Mining and Metals News - Yahoo News Service
Oil/Energy News- Yahoo News Service
Oil.Exploration and Production- Industry Equipment and Services
Oil Online - Petroleum Industry Information
Petroleum Data Manager - Analysis of High Tech Petroleum Industry Subjects
West's Geology Directory - Over 1000 Links by Ian West, University of Southampton

Mining Equipment Manufacturers.

Association of British Mining Equipment Companies
Canadian Mining Equipment Companies - CAMESE Web Site
USA Mining Equipment Companies - Mining Technology Web Site

Action Mining Services - Concentrators etc., USA
Atlas Copco - Mining and Drilling Equipment, Main Worldwide Site
BakerHughes - Oilfield Products and Services
Bournedrill - Drilling Rigs, Australia
Bradken Mills - Crushing and Grinding Equipment
Case Corporation - Earth Moving Equipment, USA
Caterpillar - Heavy Duty Earth Moving Equipment, USA
Denver Mineral - Mineral Processing Equipment, USA
Euclid MegaCorp - Specialty Heavy Duty Haulage Equipment
Gekko Systems - Mineral Processing Equipment, Australia
Gravity Recovery - Gemeni Gold Recovery Tables, Boise Assayers and Metallurgy Inc., USA
Halliburton - Petroleum and Energy Products/Services
Hitachi Mining - Heavy Duty Mining and Construction Equipment
Hoss Equipment - Construction and Mining Equipment, USA
Indeco - Rock Breakers, Australia
Ingersoll Rand - Compressors, Drills and Rock Stabilisers, USA
John Deer - Earth Moving Equipment, USA
Keene Engineering - World's Largest Manufacturer of Portable Mining Equipment, California
Knelson - Mineral Processing Equipment
Komatsu Mining Equipment - Heavy Duty Mining Equipment, Worldwide
Leica Geosystems - Wild Surveying Instruments
Joy Global - Heavy Duty Mining Equipment, USA
Manhattan Mining Equipment - Mining Equipment, South Africa
Melvelle Engineering - Drilling Equipment, Australia
Miller Technology Inc. - Manufacturer of Custom Mining Equipment Worldwide
Mineral Process Control - Mineral Processing Products, Western Australia
Metso Minerals - Rock and Mineral Processing Equipment, Finland
MinPro - Mineral Processing Equipment
Parts Headquarters - Canadian Supplier of Joy Drills, Drill Bits, Hoists and Slushers and Other Parts
Schlumberger - Oilfield Products and Services
Simrex Corporation - Underground Communications System
Terex - Heavy Duty Mining Equipment, USA
TopCon - Stereo Scopes and Surveying Equipment, USA
Vikay Mining Equipment - Replacement Spares for Air Compressor, Mining, Quarry & Construction Equipment, India
Wescone - Cone Crushers

Mining Equipment Dealers

Caudo - Western Australia Heavy Duty Mining Equipment
Crushing and Mining Equipment - Used and Rebuilt Mining and Quarrying Equipment, Australia
Emeco - Mining and Construction Equipment
McDowell - Buyer and Seller of Heavy Duty Mining Equipment in Sudbury, Ontario
Plantman - Earthmoving, Construction and Mining Equipment, Western Australia
QME - Mining Equipment, Ireland
Machinary and Equipment Co. - Used Mineral Processing Equipment
Manhattan Mining Equipment - Mining Equipment, South Africa
MineHub Australia - Find new and used mining equipment and machinery for sale in Australia
Minerals Equipment - USA Dealer for Mineral Processing and Mining Equipment
Mine Supply International - New and Used Equipment, BC Canada, Brazil, Peru and Chile
The Mining Equipment Prospector - Mining Equipment Directory, Canada
Nelson Machinery - Mineral Processing Equipment, USA
Royal Equipment Inc. - Worldwide Supplier of Re-manufactured Mining Equipment, USA
Savona Equipment - Used Mining Equipment, Kamloops, BC, Canada
Sunbelt Mining Equipment - Used Equipment Dealer in USA
Universal Worldwide - Used Mining and Mineral Processing Equipment

Prospecting\Geological Supplies

Amateur Geologist - Geology Supplies
Mining Supplies
Bounty Hunter - Metal Detectors
Breithaupt - Compasses
Brunton - Compasses
Contract Geological Services, Inc. - Geological Supplies, USA
Deakin Equipment - Mining/Geological Supplies, Vancouver, Canada
Edmund Scientific - General Science Supplies
Endecotts - Sieves and Sampling Equipment
Eschenbach - Magnifiers and Optical Instruments
Estwing - Hammers, Picks and Bags, USA
Finders - Gold Prospecting Equipment, Dunolly, Australia
Flexovit - Abrasives
Forrestry Suppliers - Geological Supplies, Massachusetts
Gamma Scout - Geiger Counters
Garmin - GPS
Garrett Electronics - Metal Detectors
Geodetic Supplies and Repairs - Surveying Equipment, Australia
Halltech Environmental Inc - Environmental and Exploration Supplies, Canada
Hanna Instruments - Environment Measuring Instruments
Hirex - Mining and Exploration Supplies, Northern Territory
Humboldt - Geotechnical Equipment and Supplies, USA
Keene Engineering - World's Largest Manufacturer of Portable Mining Equipment, California
Kooters Geology Tools - Geology Supplies, Kansas
Leatherman - Pocket Knives and Tools
Legend Mine Supply - Mine Supplies, USA
Magellan - GPS
Maglite - Torches and Lamps
Mastrad - Hand Augers, UK
MineLab - Manufacturers of Advanced Metal Detectors for Gold Prospecting
Mineral Lab - Mineral and Gem Identification Tools
Miners Den - Prospecting Equipment, Australia
Miners Incorporated - Geological Supplies, Idaho, USA
Norton Clipper - Core Saws, Abrasives
Ohaus - Balances and Scales
Pelican - Waterproof Cases and Lights
Petzl - Head Lamps and Underground Equipment
Pilbara Geology Supplies - Geology Supplies, Sydney
Plastrip - Aluminium Tags and Flagging Tape
Prospectors Earth Science - Prospecting/Geological Supplies, Australia
RayTech - UV Lamps
RiteintheRain - Waterproof Paper and Notebooks
Rocklabs - Sample Preparation Equipment
Rotopan - Easy Gold Panning System
Saxon Mining Calendar (Bergbau-kalender)
Signet - Safety, Marking and Packaging Materials, Tags, Bags, Australia
Silva - Compasses
Sokkia - Measuring Instruments
Spectroline - UV Lamps
Staedtler - Drawing Pens and Pencils
StereoAids - Stereo Scopes and Accessories, Australia
Stratco - Core Trays and Storage Systems
Strength Mining and Exploration Supplies
Survey Express Services - Survey Express Services are the largest UK distributor for surveying and site safety equipment
Suunto - Compasses
Total Eden - Core Trays, Mining Supplies, Australia
Thermos - Drinking and Food Containers
Thor Labs - Optical Equipment and Supplies
US GeoSupply Inc - Geological Supplies, USA
UVP - UV Lamps
Vancouver Petrographics - Petrographic Supplies, Canada
Victorinox - Swiss Army Knives
WA Mine World - Mining Supplies
Wards Natural Science - General Science Supplies
Westernex - Mining and Exploration Supplies
White's Electronics - Metal Detectors
Wiltronics - General Science Supplies
York Survey Supply Centre - Survey/Mapping Supplies, UK

Lapidary/Section Making Supplies

Allied High Tech - Lapping/Polishing Machines and Consumables, USA
American Lapidary Wholesalers - Lapidary Equipment and Supplies , USA
Aussie Saphire - Lapidary Equipment and Supplies, Australia
Buehler - Sample Polishing and Preparation Equipment, USA
Covington Engineering - Manufacturers of Lapidary Equipment, USA
Dad's Rock Shop - Lapidary Equipment and Supplies, USA
Dalchem - Adhesives and Resin, Australia
Extec - Automatic Polishing/Grinding Machine, USA
Gem World - Lapidary Equipment, Australia
The Graves Company - Lapidary Machines, USA
Hillquist - Petrographic Equipment, USA
Kingsleynorth - Lapidary Supplies and Machines, USA
Leco - Lapping/Polishing Equipment, USA
Logitech - Lapping/Polishing Equipment, UK
Lortone - Lapidary Equipment, USA
MetLabCorp - Lapping/Polishing Equipment and Supplies , USA
MetPrep - Lapping/Polishing Machines, UK
Microtec - Section Making Equipment for Earth Science, USA
RayTech - Lapidary Equipment, USA
Shell-Lap - Lapidary Equipment and Supplies, Australia
SouthbayTech - Lapping/Polishing Machines
Struers - Lapping/Polishing Equipment
Testbourne - Lapping/Polishing Equipment, UK
UltraTecUSA - Lapping/Polishing Equipment

Mineral Sources

Links to Sources of Minerals.

Aluminium Industrial Minerals Platinum Group
Borates Iron Rutile, Ilmenite etc. (Mineral Sands)
Coal Mineral Specimens Silver, Lead, Zinc
Cobalt, Chrome, Vanadium Manganese Talc
Copper Molybdenum Tantalite, Niobium, Rare Earths
Diamond Nickel Uranium
Gemstones Oil and Gas Tin
Gold Phosphate  

Africa Mining Companies - List of African Mining Companies, MBendi Information Service
Goldsheet - International Mining Company Index
Infomine - Keeps a Current Database of Mining Companies and their Activities.
USA Mining Companies - List of USA Mining Companies, MiningUSA Web Site

By Commodity
Alcoa - Darling Ranges, WA
BHPBilliton - Brazil, Australia, Africa
 - Brazil
Riotinto - Qld, Australia
XStrata - Alumina Miner, USA

Riotinto - North and South America

Altura Mining -  Australia
Anglo American - Africa
BHPBilliton - Qld and NSW
Phelps Dodge and Cyprus Amax - USA, Australia
Riotinto - Australia and North America
Xstrata - Australia, South Africa
Anglo American and  Samancor Ltd - Africa
INCO - Major Cobalt Miner
Xstrata - Chrome, Vanadium,, South Africa

Anglo American - Africa
Asarco - USA, Peru
BHPBilliton - BHP Mines at Escondida Chile, OK Tedi PNG, San Manuel USA , Superior USA etc.
Bolidan Ltd - Copper-Zinc Mine BC Canada, Zinc-Copper-Lead Mining Sweden, Copper Mining Chile
Phelps Dodge and Cyprus Amax - Arizona, Chile and Peru
Falconbridge - Sudbury and Kidd Creek, Canada
FreePort-McMoRan - Copper Mining, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
INCO - Sudbury, Canada
Ivanhoe Mines - Myanmar
MIM Holdings Limited - Qld
Outokumpu - Finland and Chile
Phelps Dodge - USA, Chile
Riotinto - Africa
Straights Resources - NSW and WA
XStrata - Copper Mining, Australia, South America, North America

Anglo American and De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd - South Africa
Ashton Mining - Diamond Mines at Argyle, Australia
BHPBilliton - Ekati Mine, Canada
Debswana Diamond Company - Botswana
Miba - Congo, One of the Largest Producers of Industrial Diamonds
NamDeb - Namibia
Riotinto - Argyle, WA and Russia

Amethyst Galleries - Mineral Specimens
Australian Opals - Australian Opal
CK Minerals - Gems and Minerals, Australia
Coober Pedy
- Opal Capital of the World, South Australia
The Crystal Caves - Atherton, North Qld, Australia
Gold Nuggets Kalgoorlie - Gold Nuggets found by local prospectors around the Eastern Goldfields, WA
Harlequin Opal - Australian Opal, Australia
Jade West - Nephrite Mine, BC, Canada
Lightning Ridge Australia - Home of the Black Opal
New Zealand Ruby Rock - Unusual Gem from New Zealand
Opal Auctions  - Opals for Auction
Opal Essence - Australian Opal Rough
Opal Shop - Australian Opals
Penn Minerals - Mineral Specimens and Gems from Pennsylvania and Around the World
Royal Peacock Opal Mines - Black Fire Opal, Nevada, USA
TopRocks - Large Variety of Minerals and Gem Rough from Southern Africa and Madagascar
Wrights Rock Shop - Large Selection of Mineral Specimens

Anglo American - Worldwide
Anglo Gold - Worldwide
Unity Mining - New Bendigo Underground Mine, Vic, Australia
Goldfields Ltd - Africa, Australia
Newmont Mining - USA, Peru and Indonesia
Harmony Gold - Gold Miner, WA, Africa
Riotinto - Australia, Southeast Asia, North and South America, Lihir PNG
XStrata - Worldwide

Heavy Minerals
BHPBilliton - WA and NSW Mines
Iluka Mineral Resources - Eneabba and Capel, WA and Florida, USA
Riotinto - Richards Bay, Africa

Industrial Minerals
Agaria Mining - White Marble, India
Anglo American - Africa
CSR - Australia and USA
East-Granite - Exporter of Natural Stones, China
Minerals Corporation - Australia
PCS - Potash Corporation, Canada
Rajahstan State Mines - Green Marble, Industrial Minerals, India
Tirupati Impex - Green Marble, India
Vinstone - Granite, Marble, Sandstone, Slate
Wholesale Granite Tops - Granite and Marble, India

Iron Ore
Altura Mining -  Australia
BHPBilliton - WA, South Australia and NZ Mines
Vale - Brazil
Riotinto - Hamersley, WA

BHPBilliton - Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory
Samancor - South Africa

Mineral Specimens
Acorn Group - Earth Science Supplies incl. Mineral Kits
Aerolite - Meteorites For Sale
Amethyst Galleries - Mineral Specimens, USA
Arizona Skies Meteorites - Meteorites For Sale
Gold Nuggets Kalgoorlie - Gold Nuggets found by local prospectors around the Eastern Goldfields, WA
JadeHunt - Nephrite and Jadeite
Pickens Minerals - Mineral Specimens, USA - Rock and Mineral Specimens and Kits, USA
TopRocks - Large Variety of Minerals and Gem Rough from Southern Africa and Madagascar
Treasures of the Earth - Mineral Specimens and Kits, USA
Wrights Rock Shop - Huge Stock of Mineral Specimens, USA

Phelps Dodge and Cyprus Amax - USA

Anglo American - Africa, Australia
Falconbridge - Sudbury, Raglan and Domican Republic
INCO - Major Nickel Miner, Sudbury, Canada
Outokumpu -Finland
Riotinto - South America
XStrata - North America

Oil and Gas
AGIP - Worldwide
ARCO - Worldwide
BHPBilliton - Worldwide
BPAmoco - Worldwide
Caltex - Worldwide
Chevron - Worldwide
Conoco - Worldwide
Exxon - Worldwide
Gulf Oil - Worldwide
Marathon - Worldwide
Mobil - Worldwide
Occidental Petroleum - Worldwide
Phillips Petroleum - Worldwide
Saudi Aramco - Saudi Arabia
Shell - Worldwide
Total - Worldwide
Union - Worldwide
Woodside - Australia

PCS - Potash Corporation, North Carolina and Florida, USA

Platinum Group Metals
Anglo American - Africa
BHPBilliton - Zimbabwe

Silver, Lead, Zinc
Asarco - USA
BHPBilliton - BHP Mine at Cannington, Qld, Australia
Bolidan Ltd - Copper-Zinc Mine BC Canada, Zinc-Copper-Lead Mining Sweden, LosFrailes Zinc Mine Spain
MIM Holdings Limited - Qld
Outokumpu - Finland
Zinifex - Zinc Mines at Century, Queensland and Rosebery, Tasmania
Riotinto - North and South America
XStrata - Europe, Australia

Riotinto - North America and Europe

Tantalite, Niobium, Rare Earth's
Cabot Corp - Tantalite, Tanco Mine, Canada
Lynas - Australia

Refined Bangka Tin - Bangka Island, Indonesia
PT Timah - Indonesia

Cameco - Uranium Mines, Canada and USA
Cogema - Key Lake Uranium Mine, Canada
Energy Resources of Australia - Ranger Mine, NT
Riotinto - Africa, Australia
BHP Billiton - Uranium Producer at Olympic Dam, South Australia

Conferences and Exhibitions

Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) Events
Infomine - International Conferences, Courses and Exhibitions
Mining Technology - International Conferences and Exhibitions
Oil Online - Petroleum Industry Events, International

Geoscience Books and Journals

Links to Sources for Geoscience Books and Journals.

Abbeys - Australian Science Bookshop, Sydney
Amazon Bookstore - Large Selection of Geoscience Books for Immediate Purchase Online
American Geological Institute - Publications, GeoRef Database etc.
American Geophysical Union - Scholarly Journals and Books
Barnes and Noble - Online Bookseller with Geoscience Books
Blackwell Science - Oxford, UK, Publisher of Earth Science Books and Journals, Searchable Catalogue
Coop PST - Australian Information Provider for Technical Subjects
DOE and OSTI - Online Database of Scientific Papers and Journals
Elsevier Earth and Planetary Science - Netherlands, Publisher of Earth Science Books and Journals, Searchable Catalogue
Geological Society of London Online Bookstore - The Geological Society Bookstore
Geoscience Books - Geoscience Book Dealer, USA
GeoScience World - Online Geology Journal with the Participation of Major Geological Societies
Gibbs Associates
- Earth Sciences Software Directory
Ingenta - Online Database of Scientific Papers and Journals
International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD) - Mineral Powder Diffraction Data on CD and Books
Mining Publications - Goldsheet Web Site
OVID - Scientific Databases on CD
Science Direct - Online Subsciptions to Science Journals
Scientific and Technical Dictionaries - for MSWord etc., Inductel
Springer Geosciences - New York, Publisher of Geoscience Books and Journals, Online Ordering

Geoscience Jobs

Links to Geoscience Job Agencies  and Career Information.

Careerone - Mining and Engineering Positions, Australia
Australian Job Search - Various Positions, Government Site
Australian Mining Employment Search - Mining Positions, Australia
Downing Teal - Australian Mining Industry Employment Agency , Australia
EarthScienceJOBS - EarthscienceJOBS is a part of Contour Solutions
Earthworks - Geoscience Positions, International - ES Education & Career Resource
Geosci Jobs - Geoscience Jobs, Mailing List
GeoTimes Classifieds - AGI Geoscience Positions, USA
InfoMine -  Geoscience Positions, International
Jobs at Aramco - Geologist Jobs, Geophysicist and Geoscience jobs available with Saudi Aramco
Jooble - Geoscience Jobs across the UK
Misco Jobs - International Jobs for Mining, Petroleum / Oil / Gas, Construction, and Environmental Industries.
Neuvoo - Job Search
Schlumberger Careers - Schlumberger Geoscience Positions, International