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Fakes, Frauds and Marketing Ploys

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Blue Halite / Carlsbad NM / real or fake? Attachments   (Pages: 1 2)

by John Krygier
30 02/20/2015 07:22AM
Last Post by Rock Currier

Amethyst (and green Quartz) From China Attachments

by R. Kelley Laughlin
4 02/20/2015 07:20AM
Last Post by Rock Currier

Green Obsidian   (Pages: 1 ... 4 5 6)

by Gaetano Sicurella
102 02/16/2015 02:20PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Moldavite real or fake? Attachments   (Pages: 1 2 3 4 5)

by Cheng Tan
87 02/14/2015 12:54AM
Last Post by Alfredo Petrov

Conversation with store manager in San Francisco

by Howard Heitner
4 02/06/2015 12:46AM
Last Post by Howard Heitner

eBay Chinese 'zircons' & 'spinels'

by Lloyd Llewellyn
16 02/05/2015 11:38PM
Last Post by cascaillou

Red Malachite??? Attachments

by Anna
9 02/03/2015 07:37PM
Last Post by Owen Melfyn Lewis

Andara Obsidian   (Pages: 1 2 3)

by Aymeric Longi
52 01/31/2015 01:25AM
Last Post by A. Mathauser

how to tell if a gemstone is synthetic? I am so confused!   (Pages: 1 ... 4 5 6)

by Fira Shay
110 01/29/2015 01:28PM
Last Post by Owen Melfyn Lewis

Chinese Flooding market with Tibetan Quartz calling them Herkimer Diamonds from NY   (Pages: 1 2)

by Mike Eggleston
26 01/28/2015 09:31AM
Last Post by Erik Vercammen

Stilbite Color: Natural or Fake? Attachments

by Steve Hardinger
7 01/18/2015 01:54PM
Last Post by Mike Royal

Latest eBay Deception--Sterling Silver Plated

by Sister Elias Freeman, OSB.Sol
18 01/10/2015 01:25PM
Last Post by Owen Melfyn Lewis

Fake earthquake sign on wonderstone from utah? Attachments   (Pages: 1 2)

by Attila Jakab
26 01/06/2015 01:14AM
Last Post by Alexander Ringel

Nuummite fakes Attachments   (Pages: 1 2)

by Robert Isaac
34 01/01/2015 01:46PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

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

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