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Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is responsible for managing 264 million acres of land--about one-eighth of the land in the United States--and about 300 million additional acres of subsurface mineral resources. The Bureau is also responsible for wildfire management and suppression on 388 million acres.
National Park Service
The National Park Service serves as guardian of our diverse cultural and recreational resources, environmental advocate, world leader in the parks and preservation community, and pioneer in the drive to protect America's open space.
Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies
The official site of the Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies, Inc., this site offers tons of information and links to clubs everywhere.
American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Much like the CFMS site, this is the official site of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies, with links and information galore.
Smithsonian Magazine
Here you will find a wealth of information on an incredible range of subjects. This is definitely worth a look, you may find yourself visiting often.
Discover Magazine
Similar to the Smithsonian link, this web site also offers a wide range of topics and the best thing about it is that you can read their current magazine edition online. The site is updated often so be sure to check back occasionally.
Rock-A-Bead
This is the website of Ed and Jaen Rupprecht. They both are members of our organization and are accomplished artisans displaying a high degree of craftsmanship in all of the pieces that they create .
Gold Prospectors of America
This website is the home of the Las Vegas chapter of the Gold Prospectors of America. If you are looking for information on local prospecting, then this is the place to find it.
Mineral & Gemstone Kingdom
If you are looking for an encyclopedia of data on gems and minerals A-Z, we've found one on-line! Lists can be categorized by name, color, density, or a variety of chemical properties found in the specimens. Most of the information is very complete and informative.

Bob's Rock Shop
One of the oldest (and Largest) sites of it's kind on the web. Bob's Rock Shop contains some great pictures and stories of some of Bob's own personal finds. There is also a page of links to related pages and dealer information if you are interested in purchasing goods.
Reno Gem & Mineral Society
This site was put together by our friends at the Reno Gem & Mineral Society in Reno, Nevada.
Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society
This great club features the annual Gem-O-Rama in Trona, California.
Nevada History Index Page

The most complete site on the web, for Nevada history. Almost everything available concerning Nevada's past.