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Mineral Cleaning and Preparation

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

by Barry Flannery
9 09/26/2006 07:26PM
Last Post by Peter Haas

fluortie in calcite

by Paul Hewitt
2 09/25/2006 01:19AM
Last Post by John Sobolewski

Removing Psilomelene

by Keith Williamson
6 09/21/2006 01:52AM
Last Post by Michael Hatskel

removing mildew from fluorapatite

by Phil B.
13 09/14/2006 05:17AM
Last Post by Franklin Roberts

Sulfuric acid

by Zbynek Burival
1 09/13/2006 10:52AM
Last Post by Zbynek Burival


by Jim Varner
4 09/10/2006 10:01PM
Last Post by Jenn

Oxalic acid - Do's and Dont's

by Aymeric Longi
7 09/04/2006 06:54PM
Last Post by Paul L. Boyer

Cleaning iron stained dolomite with associated pyrite

by Barry Flannery
1 08/20/2006 04:51PM
Last Post by Barry Flannery

Beryl ore

by jr4799
2 08/19/2006 01:51PM
Last Post by Alan Plante

chrysotile health note

by Morris Greenberg
17 08/19/2006 12:32AM
Last Post by John Sobolewski

sphalerite / marmatite and oxalic acid

by Jeff Nagy
8 08/16/2006 05:56PM
Last Post by Harjo Neutkens

The cleaning of minerals

by Rock Currier
15 08/15/2006 04:17AM
Last Post by sdstrom

white coating on cerussite xls . . . natural or clean?

by DebS
4 08/10/2006 06:05AM
Last Post by MRH

Cleaning dust of minerals

by Philip Mostmans
4 08/08/2006 07:35PM
Last Post by William G. Lyon

Tack for Mounting

by Michael Hatskel
5 08/04/2006 09:41PM
Last Post by Claus Hedegaard

removing calcite from apatite

by Phil B.
8 07/29/2006 07:26AM
Last Post by Zbynek Burival

super iron out

by matthew neuzil
7 07/27/2006 03:44AM
Last Post by WALTER

amethyst pitting/staining

by Dave Groncki
7 07/20/2006 06:15PM
Last Post by David Von Bargen

Trim Saw Vs Hydroulics

by Don Saathoff
12 07/03/2006 09:39PM
Last Post by Don Saathoff

How to clean white coating off Smithsonite?

by Jon Ertman
4 07/02/2006 11:37PM
Last Post by Don Saathoff

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