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Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to The-Vug Frequently Asked Questions page. If you are new to The-Vug here is where you should start. The-Vug contains hundreds of links to websites related to all aspects of the rock and mineral hobby. Below is a list of questions to help you find what you are looking for quickly and easily. Thank-You for visiting The Vug!

What is The Vug?

The Vug is THE portal to all things rock & mineral on the web. We provide links to mineral websites and The-Vug produced content, including free videos and articles. Our main focus, since inception, is to feature the fresh updates posted online on the front page of the site. That is the main reason people visit our site. Simpler than signing up for every mailing list, you can come to The-Vug.com every day and see who has put new minerals online. We also feature news stories and things of note.

The-Vug.com hosted a mineral talk show, served as the icon behind 16 issues of a mineral magazine, and produced hundreds of articles and video tours of minerals shows across the world.

How can I get my website listed on The Vug?


The Vug offers a variety of very affordable advertising packages. Please refer to our Advertising Page for rates. With over 1/4 million visitors a year, The Vug can provide great traffic to your mineral site.

Why don’t some of the links work when I click them?

If you see a link not working, please send a fix-it note to thevugemail@gmail.com and I will get coding! We make every attempt to make sure everything is nice and tidy on the site, so please let us know what we can do to make your visit satisfying!

So what is this website for??

With around 1,000 unique visitors per day, The-Vug.com is simply our way of providing the internet with the newest minerals online, the links to mineral shows and clubs around the united states, articles both new and old and always fresh content telling you what is going on in the mineral world.

What is the contact information for The-Vug.com?

You can find me online via email at thevugemail@gmail.com.

If you want to send a letter/payment please use this address:

125 South Main st. #184
Sebastopol, CA 95472

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