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Toxics for kids in San Francisco   (Pages: 1 2)

by Howard Heitner
37 12/22/2014 05:30AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Complete ripoff?   (Pages: 1 2 3 4 5)

by JJ Bergstrom
91 12/22/2014 03:41AM
Last Post by Rock Currier

Irridescent pyrite suns   (Pages: 1 2)

by geminerals
33 12/08/2014 06:40PM
Last Post by pnjfm

"Magnetic Hematite" for sale in museums   (Pages: 1 2 3)

by Howard Heitner
52 12/05/2014 12:36PM
Last Post by Owen Melfyn Lewis

"Crab Fire Agate" - another rip-off?   (Pages: 1 2 3)

by Alan Plante
46 11/28/2014 12:47PM
Last Post by Owen Melfyn Lewis

phosphosiderite cabochons   (Pages: 1 2)

by Rick Dalrymple
36 11/27/2014 11:52PM
Last Post by andres uteau

Is this agate dyed? Attachments

by Mario Hendriks (2)
16 11/21/2014 05:53PM
Last Post by Jelmer Hylke Hoeksma

Milpillas, so..what's the real story?   (Pages: 1 2)

by Gail Spann
38 11/15/2014 01:03AM
Last Post by Alfredo Petrov

Synthetic Malachite?   (Pages: 1 2 3)

by Russ Nobbs
45 11/08/2014 07:55PM
Last Post by Owen Melfyn Lewis

What do you think of theese items on Ebay?

by andrea signorelli
15 10/13/2014 02:27AM
Last Post by Rock Currier

Alum fake Attachments

by Howard Heitner
13 10/11/2014 04:52PM
Last Post by Michael Hatskel

Banning fraudulent sellers

by Rolf Luetcke
19 10/07/2014 04:11PM
Last Post by A.Mathauser

T-Shirt subscription service!

by Mike Royal
7 09/29/2014 09:21PM
Last Post by Mike Royal

Irradiated and natural smoky quartz   (Pages: 1 2)

by Howard Heitner
24 09/27/2014 05:35PM
Last Post by Owen Melfyn Lewis

Green volcanic glass - is this natural or artificial? Attachments   (Pages: 1 2 3)

by chong wei khee
42 09/22/2014 05:19PM
Last Post by Dani Watkins

Tiffany stone   (Pages: 1 2)

by Yoshi Kobayashi
37 09/05/2014 08:13PM
Last Post by Van King

Diamond in Kimberlite Matrix Revisited

by Howard Heitner
15 09/04/2014 06:12PM
Last Post by Van King

Quartz or Glass?

by Gabriella Ferrera
18 09/01/2014 06:09PM
Last Post by Owen Melfyn Lewis

Raw Malachite: Real or Fake Attachments

by Paul Martin
8 08/23/2014 07:30PM
Last Post by Howard Heitner

Gem kunzite crystals: how to rule out any heating treatment?   (Pages: 1 2)

by Valere Berlage
37 08/12/2014 12:05PM
Last Post by Lacona Brown

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