UMass Sesquicentennial


The Office of the Massachusetts State Geologist was asked by The Trustees of Reservations to make an assessment of an unusual deposit of what appears to be pisolitic bauxite or iron hardpan...

A compilation of fossil and mineral collecting localities, with maps, in western Massachusetts by Alan R. Plante.

A PDF of popular Massachusets Mineral and fossil localities compiled by Peter Gleba in 1978, revised in 2008.

MRDS is a collection of reports describing metallic and nonmetallic mineral resources throughout the world. Included are deposit name, location, commodity, deposit description, geologic...

"Mindat is the largest mineral database and mineralogy reference website on the internet. This site contains worldwide data on minerals, mineral collecting, mineral localities and other...


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