My Personal Library

Much of what I know about the subjects of rocks, minerals, geology, mining and rockhounding has came from books covering those topics. Over the years I have assembled what I believe to be a very respectable personal library of books related to rockhounding, minerals, geology, identification and mines. I would like to share all of these titles with you in hopes that it will aid you in building out your own private library.

Below are the different categories that make up my library. Click around and I’m sure you will find something that interests you.

I’m always looking for new titles to read so if you have any book suggestions for me please email them to me at

CategoryTitlesLast Updated
Fossil Books52/13/23
Geology Books221/18/23
Lapidary & Collection Curation Books44/10/23
Mining Books111/20/23
Rock and Mineral Identification Books134/10/23
Rockhounding Books321/24/23
Specific Rock and Mineral Books145/7/23
The Mineralogical Record52/24/23
Miscellaneous Books and Magazines81/18/23
100+ books in the collection and counting!