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Mindat.org has been running since October 2000 with the aim of building and sharing information about minerals, their properties and where they are found.
It is now the world's largest public database of mineral information with an army of worldwide volunteers adding and verifying new information daily.
- 20th July 2016 - LIVE REPORT Visit to the Natural History Museum, London
- 1st July 2016 Sainte-Marie-Aux-Mines 2016 - Day 1
- 1st July 2016 Sainte-Marie-Aux-Mines 2016 - Day 2
- 23rd June 2016 - LIVE REPORT Hong Kong mineral show - live report
- 13th May 2016 - LIVE REPORT Santa Ana - West Coast Gem & Mineral Show
- 9th April 2016 - LIVE REPORT Sinkankas Symposium 2016 - Roger Merk tribute - ...
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Photo of the Day July 26, 2016
- Jolyon & Katya Ralph - 20th Jul 2016Visit to the Natural History Museum, London
- Kyle Beucke - 16th Jul 2016Searching for silver in a specimen of altered galena
- Roy Starkey - 13th Jul 2016Bob Symes - Commemorative Meeting - Call for papers
- Giuliano Bettini - 12th Jul 2016My Hematite from Rio Marina (Elba island).
- Stephan Wolfsried - 11th Jul 2016Inertisation device for hygroscopic specimen
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- Re: A different sort of identity help for me02:51 26th Jul 2016 - posted by Paul Brandes
- Re: Old Pyrargyrite Label02:48 26th Jul 2016 - posted by Rudy Bolona
- Re: stromatolite?02:36 26th Jul 2016 - posted by Paul Brandes
- Re: Lutz Quarry, Wisconsin02:09 26th Jul 2016 - posted by Yalmer F Primeau
- Re: what is this?01:19 26th Jul 2016 - posted by Doug Daniels
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