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Brookite : repaired or just cracked ? Attachments

by Antoine Barthélemy
7 02/24/2014 06:31PM
Last Post by Antoine Barthélemy

Smoky Quartz from Cavnic, Rom.

by Martin Rich
2 02/12/2014 01:41PM
Last Post by Woody Thompson

Non-native aluminum in basalt?

by Van King
7 01/26/2014 12:59PM
Last Post by Van King

Complete ripoff?   (Pages: 1 2 3 4)

by JJ Bergstrom
61 01/19/2014 10:41PM
Last Post by BOB HARMAN

Blue helvine (helvite) from Romania, Cavnic?

by Attila Jakab
4 01/11/2014 02:40PM
Last Post by Attila Jakab

Why pick on Maine when selling at eBay?   (Pages: 1 2)

by Van King
24 12/30/2013 09:25PM
Last Post by Vernon Greenwood

Franklin New Jersey - new additions to the list   (Pages: 1 2)

by Van King
24 12/20/2013 11:08PM
Last Post by Van King

Turquoise - How do you tell the difference between natural and powdered?   (Pages: 1 2)

by David Weiss
23 11/22/2013 08:50PM
Last Post by Tim Jokela Jr

Ruby in Zoisite versus Ruby in Fuchsite   (Pages: 1 2)

by Kristi Hugs
22 11/22/2013 08:43PM
Last Post by Tim Jokela Jr

"Crab Fire Agate" - another rip-off?   (Pages: 1 2)

by Alan Plante
38 11/16/2013 07:17AM
Last Post by hpeso

Tundra/Tunduru/Tundura Sapphire?   (Pages: 1 2)

by Diane Bushby
21 11/11/2013 06:17AM
Last Post by Rock Currier

Salmon Moonstone? Attachments   (Pages: 1 2 3)

by Jess Forster
48 11/03/2013 03:16PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis

Lemurian Seed Crystal

by Dennis Li
20 10/22/2013 10:52PM
Last Post by Debbie Woolf

Bismuth Geode Eggs

by Matt Ciranni
14 09/23/2013 09:51PM
Last Post by Roger Curry

Smelt Quartz?   (Pages: 1 2 3 4)

by Kristi Hugs
62 09/17/2013 10:19PM
Last Post by Zachi

"Natural" deep teal aquamarine beads?

by The Fake Buster
7 09/15/2013 03:16PM
Last Post by Amanda Hawkins

Staurolite?   (Pages: 1 2)

by Olav Revheim
39 09/11/2013 03:57PM
Last Post by Van King

Healerite (Face Palm) Attachments

by Kristi Hugs
9 08/31/2013 02:35AM
Last Post by Kristi Hugs

New "Mineral" Auralite

by Robert Simonoff
14 08/19/2013 06:25PM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Ebay sellerr's Self Bidders Fraud   (Pages: 1 2)

by Minerals Miner
30 08/15/2013 11:38AM
Last Post by Amanda Hawkins


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