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Mineral Image Index
This image gallery provides pictures of thousands of mineral specimens, arranged alphabetically. For each specimen, a thumbnail and a larger image are provided. Other information includes a brief description of the specimen being shown, scale bar (when available), locality data, and a link to additional information on the mineral.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2000-2005 by David Barthelmy. These mineral photos are copyrighted by their owners and may not be used without permission.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-159
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Mineralogy Database'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: David Barthelmy
Mineralogy Database