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Great places to learn more about mining and Nevada      National Mining Association home page, look for mining education      Nevada Mining Association, educational resources, good list of entities to contact for educational materials and information     Nevada division of minerals home page      This amazing database has over 450 photos of 80+ minerals - more of gems - and some in 3D stereoscopic vision! WOW! Click on a mineral type and get a detailed examination of the mineral and where it is found. Awesome, simply awesome!       The McCaw School of Mines is an introduction to mining for elementary school students. Though described as a museum the McCaw School of Mines is actually more of a hands on experience. Website of the actual mine        History of Virginia City, Nevada and the Comstock Lode        A short history of NV Energy power company        State of Nevada home page         Facts about Nevada