Mineral databases and teaching resources

Periodic table
Mineral Physical Properties and Identification 
Rocks and minerals detail descriptions and microscope images
Virtual Microscope
Video Atlas of minerals in thin sections                 and
RRUFF mineral database
MINDAT database
JSC NASA Astromaterials 3D database 

XRD resources

RRUFF open source XRD software,  Crystal Sleuth
Crystal Sleuth manual
D spacing conversion table
or D spacing calculation using excel sheet

Molecular biology resources

Microbial omics step by step 

Courses Syllabi

460:103 Planet Earth
460:323 Rocks and Minerals
460:240 Planetary Exploration adn Astrobiology