Special thanks to Joe George, Rick Dillhoff, Saul Krotki, Bob Jackson and Dr. Rob Lavinsky
for allowing me to use their mineral photographs on this website...
Please spend some time and visit their websites!


Northwest related

Pacific Northwest Chapter Friends of Mineralogy (PNCFM)
If you are reading this, you should probably check out the PNCFM link and become a member. The symposiums offer a great opportunity to meet other friendly, knowledgeable people in the northwest mineral community.

mindat.org - Washington, USA page
Joe George's Cascade Scepters
Bob Jackson's Geology Adventures
Washington State Mineral Council
Washington Agate and Mineral Society Inc.
Washington State Geology Map Server
Saul Krotki's Photo Overview at mindat.org
Bohemia Aj's Bohemian Minerals

American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Dr. Rob Lavinsky's The Arkenstone


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