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Diorite

Diorite: Igneous Rock - Pictures, Definition & More

Diorite is an intrusive igneous rock of intermediate composition.

Rocks

Rocks: Pictures of Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary Rocks

Photographs and information for a large collection of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. Geology.com

Minerals

Mineral Properties, Photos, Uses and Descriptions

Photos and information about 80 common rock-forming, ore and gemstone minerals from around the world.

Diamond

Diamond: The gemstone, the mineral, the super material.

Diamond is much more than the world’s most popular gemstone and hardest natural material. Today man-made diamonds are being used in computers, speakers, cutting tools, bearings, laser windows, wear-resistant parts and much more.

General Geology

Articles and Information

General geology articles, maps, facts and information from Geology.com

Gemstones

Gemstones: Facts, photos, and information for over 100 gems.

Articles about gemstones written by a GIA Graduate Gemologist. Each article includes photos and information about the gem's phyiscal properties and geologic origin.

Earth Science Records

Earth Science World Records | Highest, Lowest, Deepest & More

The highest mountain, deepest lake, lowest below sea level, largest earthquake and lots more.

Igneous Rocks | Pictures of Intrusive and Extrusive Rock Types

Tumbled Stones: What are tumbled stones? How are they made?

Tumbled stones are pieces of rocks and minerals that have been rounded, smoothed and polished into beautiful gemstones in a rock tumbler.

Igneous Rocks | Pictures of Intrusive and Extrusive Rock Types

Fluorescent Minerals and Rocks: They Glow under UV Light!

A small number of minerals and rocks will glow with spectacular colors under ultraviolet light. Learn how this happens.

Igneous Rocks | Pictures of Intrusive and Extrusive Rock Types

Quartzite: Metamorphic Rock - Pictures, Definition & More

Quartzite is a nonfoliated metamorphic rock composed almost entirely of quartz. It usually forms from the metamorphism of sandstone.

Igneous Rocks | Pictures of Intrusive and Extrusive Rock Types

Geodes: The rocks with a crystal surprise inside!

Geodes are spherical rock structures with an internal cavity that is often lined with quartz crystals and banded agate. Some are lined with more mundane or spectacular materials.

Igneous Rocks | Pictures of Intrusive and Extrusive Rock Types

Rock, Mineral & Fossil Kits and Collections

We offer a variety of different size mineral, fossil and rock kits for school or personal study.

rock study kit

Rock Kit | Rock Collection | Rock Collecting

We offer a variety of rock kits and rock collections for classroom and personal use

Pegmatite

Pegmatite: Igneous Rock - Pictures, Definition & More

Pegmatite is an intrusive igneous rock with very large crystals that forms in the later stages of a magma chamber's crystallization.

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Geology Tools, Supplies, Equipment and Books

Visit the Geology.com Store for a large selection of geology equipment, tools, books and supplies.

Andesite

Andesite: Igneous Rock - Pictures, Definition & More

Andesite is an extrusive igneous rock named after the Andes Mountains where it is very abundant.