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Mineral Cleaning and Preparation

Discussion of best and safest ways to clean and prepare minerals. 
Subject Posts Last Post

Welcome to Mineral Cleaning and Specimen Preparation

by Rock Currier
1 07/30/2008 07:45AM
Last Post by Rock Currier

sapphire matrix Attachments

by Dr.Kyaw Khaing Win
2 10/25/2016 06:01AM
Last Post by Harald Schillhammer

Cleaning Fluorite   (Pages: 1 2 3 4)

by Danilo
78 10/25/2016 01:47AM
Last Post by Laurence M. Nuelle

How to remove iron stained garnet crystals? Attachments

by Dr.Kyaw Khaing Win
2 10/24/2016 10:26PM
Last Post by Bob Harman

How to improve sheen of golden moonstone and how to reduce to be seen cleavages? Attachments

by Dr.Kyaw Khaing Win
2 10/24/2016 10:23PM
Last Post by Bob Harman

cleaning garnet and epidote

by Matt Courville
5 10/24/2016 12:17PM
Last Post by Matt Courville

Cleaning azurite from Bisbee, Arizona Attachments

by Stephen C. Blyskal
3 10/19/2016 09:22PM
Last Post by Steve Hardinger

Hard crust/deposits on Amethyst Attachments

by Sara M
6 10/09/2016 04:46PM
Last Post by D. Peck

Sphalerite and muriatic acid

by Bob Harman
6 10/01/2016 04:50PM
Last Post by Bob Harman

Hydrofluroic acid

by FCA
11 10/01/2016 04:22PM
Last Post by D. Peck

Cleaning Apatche Tears

by Theodore Hansen Theo
1 10/01/2016 03:16AM
Last Post by Theodore Hansen Theo

Well documented mineral

by Jeff Weissman
2 09/22/2016 03:46PM
Last Post by Holger Hartmaier

Cleaning Phosgenite

by Rudy Bolona
10 09/21/2016 08:45PM
Last Post by Rudy Bolona

Green opals and water Attachments

by Michal
7 09/21/2016 01:33PM
Last Post by Larry Maltby

Mineral trimming tips?   (Pages: 1 2)

by Michael Roarke
26 09/21/2016 01:57AM
Last Post by Bob Harman

Need help to clean Mont Saint Hilaire natrolite Attachments

by Peter K. Szarka
5 09/16/2016 04:52PM
Last Post by Peter K. Szarka

How do I clean the Quartz without harming the other mineral(unknown) Attachments

by Jason Bradley
4 09/15/2016 06:37PM
Last Post by Andrew Debnam

Should I clean these? If so, how? Attachments

by Joshua Chambers
15 09/15/2016 03:11PM
Last Post by Joshua Chambers

Iron Oxide Stains on White Opal? Attachments

by Sarah4793
1 09/14/2016 03:31AM
Last Post by Sarah4793

How to dissolve Baryte

by Michel Krem
13 09/12/2016 06:23PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Cleaning native copper

by Reiner Mielke
1 09/10/2016 12:53PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

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