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Geology: Internet Sources
Databases / Articles
Geology Data Resources
Contains worldwide data on minerals, mineral collecting, mineral localities and other mineralogical information.
Contains over 4,000 individual mineral species descriptions with links and an image library.
National Earthquake Information Center
National Geophysical Data Center
Provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.
PetDB: Petrological Database of the Ocean Floor
A web-based data management system for geochemical and petrological sample-based data.
From the USGS
Mineral Resources: Virginia
From Virginia Energy
Geology Research and Information
National Park Geologic Resources
From the National Park Service.
USGS Volcano Hazards Program
Information on recent eruptions, activities, images, observatories, and more. Links include reports, data, images, videos, etc.
Geology Imagery Sources
Atlas of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks, Minerals and Textures
From the Geology Department at the University of North Carolina.
Earth Science World Image Bank
Provides quality geoscience images to the public, educators, and the geoscience community.
From the American Geological Institute (AGI).
U.S. Geologic Survey Multimedia Gallery
All photos are in the public domain, but the USGS requests that users credit the photographer and the USGS when using a photo.
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