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It is now the world's largest public database of mineral information with an army of worldwide volunteers adding and verifying new information daily.
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Photo of the Day January 20, 2017
- Giuliano Bettini - TodayPetalite eg. how to find minerals in cardboard boxes.
- Gerhard Niklasch - YesterdayExploring Crystal Lattices - 3: Taking Three as the Subject...
- Jolyon & Katya Ralph - 17th Jan 2017Contested Regions
- Rolf Luetcke - 14th Jan 2017Small Unnamed Prospect in the Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona
- Gerhard Niklasch - 12th Jan 2017Exploring Crystal Lattices - 2: Enter the Model Universe
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