More links coming soon!

NEW - Going here takes you to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History's Department of Mineral Sciences. And if you're looking for pictures of beautiful minerals this is the place. After all the Hope Diamond and the Star of Asia Sapphire aren't the kind of rocks you pick up in your backyard.

NEW - A fellow rock hound, Guri mention this site in an e-mail so I decided to check it out. It includes a picture tour of 13 counties in western North Carolina, and a nice message board with people who truly enjoy rocks.

NEW - In October 1998, the American Geological Institute started this national and international event, to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth Sciences. This year it's being held October 8th through the 14th, so mark your calendars!

Visit this great site I just dug up!

Great information on starting your first rock collection!

Lots of great kids and rocks sites!!! Check this out!

Surfnetkids is such a great site anyways, but when they do geology and rock and minerals, you know they do it right! This is a great place for Rock Hound Kids!

If you are looking for rock, mineral and fossil kits and other geology supplies to help your kids enjoy this hobby, look no further! Dragon Mountain Treasures offers lots of great kits and goodies, all from a homeschooling family right here in the USA!

Boy, oh boy, this is one great big HUGE rock site... lots and lots of information. Plan to spend about 3 days looking through it all. Not exactly for kids, but there are so many good things about this site, it's worth looking through! Great forum and pictures and information galore!!!

This site is for kids of all ages who love rocks. Here you will find out stuff about rocks & minerals and where to go to find out more. If you already collect rocks then this is the place for you! Find out where you can get more rocks, take a look at some super pictures of rocks, learn how to identify the rocks you already have and discover neat things you can do with rocks. Don't worry if you don't have a rock collection, we'll help you get one!


NEW - Rock Hound Lounge... by Scott Laborde

Join this great site where Scott documents with photographs, video and writing about his rockhounding adventures
mainly in North Carolina but occasionally other states! Great site!


NEW - Spirit Rock Shop

We have been online since 2004 and we have some strong links to childrens learning sites
and are always looking to find new resources for teaching our children about rocks and minerals.
We have many requests for educational and “hands on” links from Parents who home school their children.


NEW -"Fossils to Shale - Rockhounding for Kids"


Check this great site out! A great guide to rocks, diamonds and minerals!



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and her rock and mineral company!

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