General Geology & Mineralogy :
Frank de Wit's excellent site about mineralogy and mining...thank you indeed for hosting
this site : www.strahlen.org
Thomas Witzke's site about saxonian and new minerals, with a collection of hard to obtain
mineral descriptions of early mineralogists : http://tw.strahlen.org
Mineral deposits of Russia and the Far East at : http://maurice.strahlen.org
Photographic mineral atlas with many (!) photos of rare and ultra rare minerals as well as other difficult to obtain information
Large selection of russian minerals including many giant crystals on "Druza" here and here. Please visit this excellent website !
The german Mineralienatlas with a wealth of information about mineralogy, particularily worth a visit are the newly started and extremely elaborated mineral portraits and the Mineralrekorde with a comprehensive list of the largest crystals of its kind (in german).
Looking for general information on minerals ? Try : www.mindat.org or webmineral.com for a start.
Website of the Deutsche Edelsteinmuseum Idar-Oberstein,
which hosts a very large collection of gems and gemmy crystals of all kinds.
Specific Localities :
Cameroon - Vivianite : Ecole de Mines Website
Argentina : Capillitas : Information about the discovery of the rhodochrosite stalagtite cave at the Minas Capillitas and the corresponding mineral list at MinDat
Canada : Cobalt / Ontario Official Cobalt History Website and A Tour of the Cobalt Silver Mines
Greenland - Ikkafjord : Imperial College Ikkafjord Expeditions and The Ikaite Homepage
Mexico - Naica Crystal Caves : Excellent documentation of the Naica Crystal Cave here in english and espanol including online diary here and here : Jochen Duckeks showcave.com website
USA - Crystal Cave, Ohio : Website about Crystal Cave, Ohio
USA - Harding mine : Harding mine website
USA - Lechuguilla Cave : Website of Urs Widmer
Japan - Ichinokawa stibinite : Mineralogisches Institut Hamburg, Germany and Ikuno Mine Museum, Japan
Malaysia - Amber in Sarawak : Naturkundemuseum Stuttgart, Germany
Turkmenistan - Kap Kutan : Kap-Kutan website
of V. Maltsev
Australia & Oceania : No links yet
Germany - Erzgebirge, Saxony : Freiberger Geowissenschaftliche Sammlungen
Germany - Hühnerkobel pegmatite : Hühnerkobel page (in german)
Germany - Merkers potash mine : Erlebnisbergwerk Merkers Homepage (in german)
Germany - Merkers potash mine : Photos from our March 2005 documentation trip by Frank de Wit / Stichting Strahlen
Iceland - Helgustadir : Dr. Leo Kristjansson's Homepage
Italy - Perticara : Museo Storico Minerario di Perticara (in italian)
Norway - Evje / Iveland: Mineralogical field trip report 2002 and the
Virtual Museum of Norvegian Minerals by Michael Krause
Norway - Kongsberg : Norsk Bergverksmuseum
Kovdor - Kola, Russia : http://maurice.strahlen.org and M.V.Seredkin as well as N.I. Krasnova about the geology of the Kovdor phlogopite deposit here.
Special thanks to the following contributors for providing information, images and translations :
Jochen Duckek's international showcaves website
Javier Garcia at http://es.geocities.com/garciasaez_jj/