Rocks and Minerals

Salt Institute -
This web site includes information on salt and salt mining.

Minerals by Name A -
Available on this site are photographs, descriptions, and properties (color, luster, hardness, and transparency).

How Rocks are Formed -
Provided by Rockhounds, this site describes how sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks are formed.

The Rock Identification Key -
Information about rocks, the rock cycle, types of rocks and how to start collecting rocks.

Mineral Information Finder -
Information about rocks and minerals and the rock cycle. Use the links on the bottom of the page; the links at the top are for purchasing books about rocks and minerals.

Minerals -
This site has information on minerals that includes: photographs, description, derivation, formula, and use.