The British Micromount Society
Encourages the development of micromounting as a branch of mineralogy, with newsletter, diary of field meetings and symposia, and information about local groups.
An enthusiastic collector provides information about collecting mineral collecting in some classic British localities, with a library of specimen photos.
The Gemmological Association of Great Britain
An international network of enthusiasts and professionals, and provider of gem and jewellery education. Includes details of courses, publications, and laboratory testing services.
A collector's photo gallery, designedto help mineral identification.
Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
A society for people with a professional or academic interest in mineralogy and its application to crystallography, geochemistry, petrology, environmental science and economic geology. With details of membership, meetings, publications, education, resources for children and schools, and contacts.
Mineralogy of Wales
The National Museum of Wales provides a comprehensive guide to the minerals of Wales, with information about their formation and where they are found, and a history of mineralogy and their exploitation.
The Minerals Engineering Society
Provides a forum for people working in all fields of minerals engineering; includes a history, details of membership and events, links and contacts.
The Mining Institute of Scotland
Professional body for the advancement of all perspectives of minerals (including oil and gas) and mining; with information about membership, meetings and publications, contacts and a history.
Peak Lapidary and Mineral Society
Based in and around the Bakewell area in Derbyshire, and caters for mineral collectors and for lapidary enthusiasts; with a guide to their activities programme and annual show.
Rock 'n Gem Magazine
A quarterly magazine covering minerals, crystals, gemstones, fossils, lapidary, and jewellery, available online and in printed format; with a guide to recent issues and subscription details.
Focuses on the exploration, recording and preservation of minerals and mining locations. Features mineral collections, newsletters and membership information.
Scottish Gemmological Association
Promotes interest in, and the study of, gemmology in Scotland; with details of membership and events, their annual conference, and galleries of gems and field trips.
Scottish Mineral and Lapidary Club
Encourage an interest in natural minerals and craftsmanship in relation to them; with details of membership, news and events diary, links, and contacts.