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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

HCl uses and safety

by Reinhardt van Vuuren
7 03/31/2015 03:30PM
Last Post by Thomas Lühr

Thinking of ways to clean a new find   (Pages: 1 2)

by Ryan Allen
30 03/31/2015 07:17AM
Last Post by Ryan Allen

Cleaning granite off of quartz points Attachments

by Brian Greenstone
9 03/31/2015 02:27AM
Last Post by Wayne Corwin

How to clean: Goethite psm. Siderite, Rutile, Quartz Attachments

by Patrick D'Elia
3 03/23/2015 01:38PM
Last Post by Kristopher Dingfield

peacock ore trouble   (Pages: 1 2)

by SJ
31 03/17/2015 11:00AM
Last Post by Ralph Bottrill

How to clean Hanksite?

by Ranger Dave
12 03/17/2015 12:12AM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Kyanite Cleaning with Super IronOut?

by gary moldovany
14 03/16/2015 05:47PM
Last Post by Rob Woodside

cleaning iron staining form calcite/aragonite

by Reinhardt van Vuuren
7 03/13/2015 04:35PM
Last Post by Sam Linton

Silver in sandstone (?) from Canada Attachments

by Robert Kunze
3 03/06/2015 03:18PM
Last Post by BOB HARMAN

organized cleaning/preparation set up

by Carrie Siems
20 02/21/2015 11:18PM
Last Post by Rock Currier

Aquamarine Preparation

by W. Zachary Dickson
7 02/08/2015 04:23PM
Last Post by Tim Jokela Jr

Removing arsenic from native silver

by Ed Clopton
10 02/05/2015 05:34PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

removing paperweight resin   (Pages: 1 2)

by Matt Neuzil
22 01/31/2015 04:25AM
Last Post by Matt Neuzil

Removing Iron Oxides Stains Without Removing Copper Patina

by Steve Hardinger
6 01/27/2015 02:56PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Fluorite cleaning

by Bill Lechner
10 01/26/2015 06:54PM
Last Post by BOB HARMAN

Help cleaning Limonite/Goethite pseudomorph after Pyrite Attachments

by Ann Ferris
6 01/22/2015 03:11PM
Last Post by Dennis McCoy

Ideas? Keeping a calcite cluster... Attachments

by Scott DeLano
5 01/21/2015 02:04PM
Last Post by Scott DeLano

Removing fibres from okenite

by Jason Evans
18 01/15/2015 06:32AM
Last Post by Rock Currier

Can I remove varnish from Kyanite? Attachments

by Alison
11 01/09/2015 10:25PM
Last Post by Alison

Removing Blu-tack   (Pages: 1 2)

by Mark W
33 01/08/2015 03:36AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

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