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Meteorites

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Mineralogical Classification

The scientific classification of mineral species. For ID questions see Identity Help in How To section

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Education

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Mineral Shows

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Literature

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Lost and Stolen Specimens

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Mindat Conference

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Mineral Art

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Minerals and Museums

Discussing mineral museums, issues relating to mineral museum collections and curation. In association with the Society of Mineral Museum Professionals (SMMP).

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IMA Status

For abstracts of new minerals, discreditations, new information, CNMNC actions.

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Mineral Exchange and Requests

Exchange your minerals with others, post your swap lists or want lists. STRICTLY NON COMMERCIAL AND NO OFFERS FOR SALE!

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Collecting

Information for Collecting minerals - arranging trips, etc.

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Identity Help

Want to identify an unknown specimen? Ask here!

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Analytical Techniques

How to ID minerals

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Mineral Valuation

What is your mineral specimen worth? Non-commercial enquiries only!

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Fakes, Frauds and Marketing Ploys

Tips for staying safe online and off

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Mineral Cleaning and Preparation

Discussion of best and safest ways to clean and prepare minerals.

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Micromounting

For those tiny crystals

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Mindat Articles

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Mineral Photography

Discussions on best techniques for mineral photography

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Lapidary and Faceting

All aspects of working with minerals and stones, for example faceting, lapidary and flint/obsidian knapping.

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Best Minerals - General

A repository of knowledge about mineral specimens

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Best Minerals A

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Best Minerals B

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Best Minerals - Barite

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Best Minerals C

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Best Minerals - Calcite

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Best Minerals D

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Best Minerals E

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Best Minerals F

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Best Minerals - Fluorite

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Best Minerals G

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Best Minerals - Gypsum

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Best Minerals H

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Best Minerals I

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Best Minerals J

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Best Minerals K

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Best Minerals L

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Best Minerals M

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Best Minerals N

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Best Minerals O

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Best Minerals P

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Best Minerals Q

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Best Minerals - Quartz

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Best Minerals R

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Best Minerals S

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Best Minerals T

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Best Minerals U

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Best Minerals V

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Best Minerals W

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Best Minerals X

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Best Minerals Y

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Best Minerals Z

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