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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.
- 1st July 2015 The Ste Marie-aux-Mines Mineral Show 2015
- 18th May 2015 360 degree Spin Mineral Photography
- 13th May 2015 The Oxford Mineral Show May 2015
- 1st May 2015 Thank you! Tucson Mindat Auction donors
- 6th April 2015 Mindat.org in 3D
- 15th March 2015 Two new magazines to download
- Older News ArticlesClick here to view all older mineral news articles
Photo of the Day September 1, 2015
- Edgar Müller - 28th Aug 2015My Black BOX or . . . . new Stacking Device
- Giuliano Bettini - 14th Aug 2015Petalite Adventures: hunt for Castor and Pollux.
- Ben Grguric (2) - 13th Aug 2015The Light Sensitivity of Crocoite
- Lon Clay Hill - 8th Aug 2015THE CHASSIGNY METEORITE: AN EXCELLENT PROTOTYPE
- Jolyon & Katya Ralph - 3rd Jul 2015The Ste Marie-aux-Mines Mineral Show 2015
- More ArticlesClick here to see more recent articles
- Re: long lost collection03:19 1st Sep 2015 - posted by John Holzwarth
- Re: I need help i.d. hopefully diamond02:58 1st Sep 2015 - posted by Doug Daniels
- Re: Corundum- Unknown Locality02:20 1st Sep 2015 - posted by Michael C. Michayluk
- Re: Niedermayrite from Bolivia02:19 1st Sep 2015 - posted by Joy Desor
- Clara Mine, Rankach valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, ...23:47 31st Aug 2015 - posted by Guy Gordon Young
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