USGS Minerals Information: Mineral Commodity Summaries

Jan 31, 2017 ... Published on an annual basis, this report is the earliest Government publication to furnish estimates covering nonfuel mineral industry data.

The Mineral and Gemstone Kingdom: Home

An interactive reference guide to rocks, minerals, and gemstones.

Mineral Properties, Uses and Descriptions

Descriptions, properties and uses for 80 different minerals -

Minerals: MedlinePlus

Jan 12, 2017 ... Your body uses minerals to build bones, make hormones, and regulate your heartbeat. Read about the types of minerals and how to get them.

Mineral - Wikipedia

A mineral is a naturally occurring chemical compound, usually of crystalline form and abiogenic in origin. A mineral has one specific chemical composition, ...

What are Minerals? | What are Mineral Properties?

Rhodochrosite: Specimen of rhodochrosite from the Sunnyside Mine, San Juan County, Colorado. Rhodochrosite is a manganese carbonate mineral (MnCO3) ...

Mineral | Define Mineral at

Mineral definition, any of a class of substances occurring in nature, usually comprising inorganic substances, as quartz or feldspar, of definite chemical ...


There once was a band called Mineral, from a land called Austin, TX...

Health Benefits of Minerals | Organic Facts

Different minerals have different benefits and no mineral can be termed as more beneficial or less beneficial. Most of the minerals aid in body metabolism.


Just like vitamins, minerals help your body grow, develop, and stay healthy. Find out more about minerals in this article for kids.