What is the Virginia Mineral Directory?

The Virginia Mineral Directory is part of FMVA’s effort to promote the state mineral community and provide educational resources and information to the public. The directory is a continuously evolving document that will add more content over time. While not comprehensive, this is the best instant resource for any beginner and even expert interested in learning more about what the Commonwealth has to offer in mineral education and exploration!

Content included:

  • Mineral Clubs in Virginia
  • Natural History Museums in Virginia
  • Online Resources
  • Key Virginia Literature and Publications
  • “This Year in Virginia Minerals…” (Best field and collection photos of the year)
  • Mineral Shows & Events (COMING 2022)
  • Industry & Educational Institutions (COMING 2022)