Links

Collection database:

The records of the museum collection can be found online at https://odr.io/UAMM

RRUFF Project:

The RRUFF Project represents the research component of the museum. It contains chemical, crystallographic and spectral data of selected samples.  http://rruff.info/

University of Arizona 

Research Innovation & Impact (RII)

University of Arizona Geosciences Department

Flandrau: The UA Science Center

Minerals & Meteorites

Mindat.org
A large online, user-supported, mineralogical reference with information on mineral species and localities. There are many images of different mineral species, and a message board and chat room for discussing collecting and classifying of minerals as well as other topics.
 

Webmineral.com
A large mineralogical database with extensive information on mineral species and their classifications and also includes images, optical, X-ray, and radiation data. Many species have 3D crystallographic models that can be freely rotated.

Meteorites and Their Properties
An excellent online book by Dr. David A. Kring with information on meteorite origins, discovery and identification.

ASU Center for Meteorite Studies
Descriptions and pictures of different types of meteorites, information on how to identify a meteorite and a map of the meteorite finds in Arizona.

Maps

Microsoft Encarta
Searchable world atlas.

Google Maps
Searchable database of aerial and street maps of the world.

Geology & Mining

U.S. Geological Survey
Downloadable USGS topographic maps of the United States.

The Mining History Association
A Colorado-based association that publishes newsletters and journals related to mining and metallurgy.

Arizona 

Arizona Geological Survey
Source of information on Arizona’s geology, mineral and energy resources.

Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources
Information on Arizona mining, mining companies, claims, and mineral resources.