Resources and Links

Miscellaneous Resources

Semi Precious Stones Guide

Book: Meteorite Hunting

Interactive Wisconsin Geology

Prof Dutch's Geology of Wisconsin

Great Lakes Drainage Basin

First Illinois Geological Survey 1851-1875 online

Morvel tectonic plate movement model

About fireballs (meteor falls) and reporting them

Mississippi Valley Archeology Center

Geology by Light Plane

Cultural Landscape Legacies

Classzone Exploring Earth

An Online Guide to Sequence Stratigraphy

Invertebrate Paleontology Tutorial

Mineralogical Society of America

Ice Age Trail Foundation

Ultimate Beginners Guide to Rock Tumbling

Learn how to make a battery

Consumer Affairs (resource for gold dealers, collectors, etc)

Beyond 4Cs

Home Hobbies: Rock Collecting by HomeAdvisor

Maryville University Guide to Geodes

Home Rock Collecting Guide

Rock Collecting: An Educational Home Hobby

Basement Guides: Rock Collecting & Geology Basics

Sources of Rocks and Gear

Metaphysical Crystals and Stone Resources

Angel Light, LLC Elm Grove WI

Crystal Life Technology Geneva, IL

Earthsong Books & Gifts Janesville, WI

Free Spirit Crystals Rough specimens, tumbled stones, & large pieces - Butler, WI

Mimosa Books & Gifts Specimens & tumbled stones - Madison, WI

Peaceful Heart Gifts & Books 123 S. Main Street, Oregon, WI 53575 (608) 835-5288

The Rose Gallery Lake Mills, WI

Shakti Bookshop A small selection of minerals & tumbled stones - Madison, WI

Mystic Moraine Minerals 500 W Milwaukee St, Janesville, WI 53548 - 608-563-0223 - Email Mystic Moraine (grand opening on 5/12/18)

General Rock & Gear Resources

Bob's Rock Shop Sales and abundant information for rockhounds

Burnies Rock Shop Rocks, Minerals, Gems, Jewelry Madison, WI

Casoro: Guide to Diamonds, Rocks, and Minerals

Dust Devil Mining Sunstone Mine, OR

Earthaven Museum - Earth Science Education Gillett, WI

Earth Prospect Minerals Plymouth, WI

Gary's Rock Shop Viroqua, WI - Beginners to serious collectors; lapidary supplies

Jack Pine Rock Shop Hayward, WI

Larsons' Rocks and Minerals Reedsburg, WI

Leach's Rock & Gift Shop Nekoosa, WI

Pampered Stones Ripon, WI

Minerals and More (previously Relics Fossils and Rocks)

Rosley's Rocks and Gems Chicago, IL

Steven's Rocks & Gifts Marshall, WI-Cut & uncut rocks, geodes, polished, art objects

Wrap-N-Rock Gems

(Inactive links removed or updated 3/21/17. Links also removed when Google Maps has indicated that a business is permanently closed.)