Dr. John Jaszczak is an authority on graphite. That is an understatement! You can visit the above link to learn more about the Graphite balls from Gooderham and then, afterwards, visit the rest of his website to learn more about graphite than you thought possible!
This Society has a large and potentially useful database, particularly aimed at the user/maker/buyer of gem materials.
Lapis is a very high quality, German language periodical that focuses on specimen mineralogy and gem minerals. As well, they publish fantastic books on minerals and mineral localities.
Lithographie.org publishes a high quality periodical about minerals plus beautiful books focused on specimen mineralogy. As well, they are the distributor of “Nuggets and High Grade”, the mineral collecting and mining songs compact disc recording of David K. Joyce.
The Mineralogical Record is the premier mineralogical magazine in the world. You can read in-depth locality articles in this journal plus learn what is new in the world of mineral specimens. They have a very nice, periodic, on-line newsletter, as well.
Visiting Nova Scotia? Need to know about localities in Nova Scotia? Check out this website for all kinds of useful information on Minerals in Nova Scotia.
The site with the largest amount of mineralogical data on the internet. For example, over 10,000 minerals, synonyms and varieties listed; Information on over 7500 localities worldwide. Well worthwhile looking at!
Rocks and Minerals is one of the premier Earth Sciences magazines. There are excellent articles on mineralogy and lots of other interesting features on fossils, geology, lapidary, etc.
USA- centric but very good info on geological/mineralogical education and a possible career in geology.
The Walker Mineralogical Club is Canada's oldest Mineral club. For over 60 years, the Walker Club has met monthly, in Toronto, to listen to high quality speakers delivering presentations on subjects mineralogical.
The YTMC is a club for boys and girls interested in mineralogy and the earth sciences. The club meets monthly and goes on field trips.
Great Mineral collecting and geological tours in the Haliburton-Bancroft area. They’ll take you to interesting places where you can see great geology and mineralogy!