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(revised 03/24/2014)

Societies & Organizations

Government and Quasi-government Organizations

Journals (technical mineral-related publications)

Magazines (broad interest mineral-related publications)

Subject-related Community websites

List of mineralogical, lapidary and fossil clubs in the USA

List of mineralogical, lapidary and fossil clubs in Canada

List of mineralogical, lapidary and fossil clubs in Europe (and elsewhere) -

Societies & Organizations

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
American Ceramic Society (ACerS)
American Chemical Societies' Geochemistry Division -
American Crystallographic Association (ACA)
American Federation of Mineralogical Societies (AFMS)
American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME)
American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA)
Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina ()
Association of Applied Geochemists (AAG)
Association Française de Microminéralogie (AFM)
Association of Italian Micromounters (AMI)
Asociacion Cordobesa de Mineralogia y Paleontologia (ACMIPA)
Association of Applied Geochemists (AAG)
Australian Clay Minerals Society (ACMS)

Sociedade Brasileira de Geologia (SBG)
British Crystallographic Association (BCA)
Bulgarian Mineralogical Society (BMS)

Carnegie Institute of Washington (CIW)
Ceska geologicka spolecnost (CGS)
Chinese Society of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry
Clay Minerals Society (CMS)
Collaborative Computational Project Number 14 (CCP 14)
Commission on Powder Diffraction (CPD)
Croatian Mineralogical Association -
Crystallographic Society of Japan (CRSJ)

Deutsche Gemmologische Gesellschaft -
Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Kristallwachstum und Kristallzuchtung (DGKK)
Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft (DMG) (German Mineralogical Society)
Deutsche Ton- und Tonmineralgruppe (DTTG)

European Association for Geochemistry (EAG)
European Ceramic Society (ECERS)
European Crystallographic Association (ECA)
European Mineralogical Union (EMU)

Fine Mineral Trade Association (FMTA)
Fluorescent Mineral Society (FMS)
Friends of Mineralogy (FM)

Gemmological Association and Gem Testing Laboratory of Great Britain (GAGTL)
Gemological Association of Australia (GAA)
Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
Geochemical Society (GS)
Geological Society (GS - London)
Geological Society of America (GSA)
Geological Society of Australia - Specialist Group of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology (SGGMP)
Geological Society of Greece - Committee of Economic Geology, Mineralogy and Geochemistry
Geological Society of Slovakia, Mineralogical-Geochemical Branch
Gruppo Mineralogico Cremonese
Gruppo Nationale di Petrografia (GNP)

Hudson Institute of Mineralogy (HIM)
Hungarian Geological Society-Mineralogical and Geochemical Section (HIM) (Magyarhoni Földtani Tarsulat, Asvanytan- Geokémoai Szakosztal)

Industrial Minerals Association - North America (IMA-NA)
International Association of Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry (IAGC)
International Association for the study of Clays (IAPEA)
International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI)
International Calcite Collectors Association (ICCA)
International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD)
International Fluorite Collectors Association (IFCA)
International Colored Gem Association
International Marine Minerals Society (IMMS)
International Mineralogical Association (IMA)
IMA's Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names (CNMMN)
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)
International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS)
International X-ray Analaysis Society (IXAS) - 
International Natural Zeolite Association (INZA) -

Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences (JAMS)

Koninklijk Nederlands Geologisch Mijnbouwkundig Genootschap (Royal Geological and Mining Society of the Netherlands) -

Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) -

Materials Research Society (MRS) -
Metamorphic Studies Group (MSG) -
Meteoritical Society (MS) -
Mexican Mineralogical Society () -
Microscopy Society of America (MS) -
Mineralogical Association of Canada (MAC) - 
Mineralogical Association of South Africa
Mineralogical Society of Denmark
Mineralogical Society of Egypt
Mineralogical Society of Finland (Suomen mineraloginen seura r.y.)
Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (MSGBI)
Mineralogical Society of India
Mineralogical Society of Japan (MSJ)
Mineralogical Society of Korea (MSJ)
Mineralogical Society of Poland
Mineralogical Society of Romania
Mineralogical Society of Uzbekistan
Mineralogical Society of Western Australia
Mineralogische Kring Antwerpen - Mineralogy Club of Antwerp
Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)

National Speleological Society (NSS)
New Zealand Geochemical and Mineralogical Society

Osterreichische Mineralogische Gesellschaft (OMG)

Polskie Towarzystwo Mineralogiczne (Mineralogical Society of Poland)
Sociedade Geologica de Portugal, Grupo de Mineralogia (Geological Society of Portugal, Mineralogy Group)

Royal Geological and Mining Society of the Netherlands (KNGMG)
Russell Society (UK society specialising in topographical mineralogy)
Rossiiskoe Mineralogicheskoe Obshchestvo (Russian Mineralogical Society) (RMS) -

Serbian Geological Society, Mineralogical-Petrological Section
Slovenian Geological Society - Mineralogical Branch of Slovenia
Societe Francaise de Mineralogie et de Cristallographie (SFMC)
Sociedad Espanola de Mineralogia (Spanish Society of Mineralogy)(SEM)
Society of Crystallogaphers in Australia and New Zealand (SCANZ)
Society of Economic Geologists (SEG)
Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
Society of Mineral Museum Professionals (SMMP)
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC)
Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME)
Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM)
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Structure Commission of the International Zeolite Association (IZA-SC)
Schweizerische Gesellschaft fur Kirstallographie (SSCR)
Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrologische Gesellschaft (SSMP)
Sociedad Espanola de Mineralogia (SEM)
Societa Geochimica Italiana (So.Ge.I.)
Societa Italiana di Mineralogia e Petrologia (SIMP) -
Society for Applied Spectroscopy -
Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc (SME) -
Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) -
Society of Economic Geologists/A> (SEG) -
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) -
Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) -
Svenska Mineralogiska Sallskapet (Swedish Mineralogical Society)
Suomen mineraloginen seura r.y. (Mineralogical Society of Finland)
Schweizerische Mineral. und Petrographische Gesellschaft (Swiss Society of Mineralogy and Petrology)(SSMP)

Tucson Gem & Mineral Society (TGMS) -

Ukrains'ke Mineralogichne Tovarystvo (Ukrainian Mineralogical Society) -
Union Minéralogique de Belgique (UMIBEL)
Vereinigung der Freunde der Mineralogie und Geologie (VFMG)
Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group (VMSG) -
Volcanological Society of Japan -

Government and Quasi-government Organizations

Directory of Geoscience Organizations of the World includes the major government/quasi-government organizations throughout the world compiled by the Geological Survey of Japan, AIST

Journals

American Journal of Science (AJS)
American Mineralogist (AM) - 
Annual Review, Publisher of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Australian Clay Minerals Society (ACMS) -
Australian Gemologist -
Boletín de Mineralogía -
Bulletin of Volcanology
Canadian Mineralogist
Chemical Geology
Clay and Clay Minerals -
Clay Minerals -
Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology (CMP) -
Earth & Planetary Science Letters (EPSL) -
Economic Geology -
Electronic Geoscience
European Journal of Mineralogy
Experimental Earth - Virtual Journal
Japanese Magazine of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences (Ganseki Kobutsu Kagaku) -
Gems & Gemology -
Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G-cubed e-journal) -
Geochimica et Cosmochimica (GC) - 
Geological Materials Research (GMR) - 
Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) - 
Geochemical Transactions -
Geochemistry International (Geokhimiya) -
Geological Magazine -
Geology -
Geological Society of America Bulletin -
Handbook of Mineralogy -
Journal of Geochemical Exploration -
Journal of Geology -
Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth) (red) -
Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets) (green) -
Journal of Geoscience Education
Journal of Metamorphic Geology (JMP) -
Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences (JMPS) - 
Journal of Petrology (JP) - 
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research
Lithos -
Meteoritics & Planetary Science (MAPS) - 
Mineralium Deposita
MINABS Online (formerly Mineralogical Abstracts) (MA) -
Mineralogical Journal (Japan, back issues up to 2000) - 
Mineralogical Magazine (MM) -
Mineralogy and Petrology
National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) - 
Nature
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth -
Physics and Chemistry of Minerals -
Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors -
Precambrian Research
Powder Diffraction
Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering   -
Science -
Swiss Bulletin of Mineralogy and Petrology (SMPM, Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen) -
Tectonics -

Magazines

Australian Journal of Mineralogy -
Australian and New Zealand Minerals webzine -
Bob's Rock Shop webzine -
Canadian Rockhound - no longer in publication. This is a link to the electronic verisons of the 1997-2005 issues archived by Library and Archives Canada.
Der Aufschluss - (in German) -
Gems & Gemology -
Handbook of Mineralogy -
Lapidary Journal -
Lapis - (in German) -
extraLapis English - English version of extraLapis
Lithographie Monographs -
Le Monde des minéraux -
Le Regne Mineral -
Matrix: A Journal of the History of Minerals - no longer published
Micro Periodica dell'AmI
Mineral News -
MineralUp - English successor to Mineralogistes de Catalunya (Catalan and Spanish)
Mineral Webzine - (French and English)
Mineralogical Almanac (MA) -
Mineralien Welt - (German) -
Mineralogical Record (MR) -
Revista de Minerales - (in Spanish)
Revista Mineralogica Italiana - (in Italian on mineralogy, geology and paleontology)
Rock & Gem -
Rocks & Minerals (RM) - articles on mineralogy, geology, and paleontology since 1926. -
Stein - (Norwegian and English)
UK Journal of Mines and Minerals -
World of Stones - (published as Mineralogical Almanac, but list of contents are available) 

Subject-related Community websites
 

www.Mining-Technology.com - website for the mining, tunnelling and quarrying industries

www.spectroscopyNOW.com - (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.)


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