Help|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on MindatThe Mindat Store
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryHow to Link to MindatDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

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 06:45AM
Last Post by Rock Currier

Removing Iron Oxides Stains Without Removing Copper Patina

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

removing paperweight resin   (Pages: 1 2)

by Matt Neuzil
21 01/27/2015 02:10AM
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

Best way to clean Bismuth Attachments

by Deano
7 12/31/2014 10:15PM
Last Post by Erik Vercammen

Aquamarine Preparation

by W. Zachary Dickson
6 12/24/2014 10:15AM
Last Post by Timothy Greenland

Removing gypsum

by Kelly Nash
11 12/22/2014 06:07PM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Cleaning Fluorite   (Pages: 1 2 3 4)

by Danilo
67 12/06/2014 05:15PM
Last Post by Rock Currier

6% vinegar?

by Scott DeLano
7 12/05/2014 09:14PM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Help: Cinnabar

by Jason Ferguson
2 11/26/2014 12:00AM
Last Post by Mineralogical Research Company

Cleaning fluorite crystals with “accelerated” ammonium bifluoride. Attachments   (Pages: 1 2)

by Stephen Pegler
30 11/22/2014 06:23AM
Last Post by Stephen Pegler

Can you change Grey/Silver Cuprite back to Red?

by Ian Whitlock
9 11/17/2014 05:54AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Prepping and Clean Kelly Mine Smithsonite

by Matthew N/A
18 11/13/2014 04:29PM
Last Post by BOB HARMAN

What to do with this fragile benitoite ? Attachments

by Antoine Barthélemy
8 11/09/2014 10:47AM
Last Post by Tomasz Praszkier


by littlebigfoot
14 11/02/2014 01:48PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Black coating on rhodonite Attachments

by Howard Heitner
8 10/14/2014 11:12PM
Last Post by Rock Currier

Mineral and/or Locality  
Copyright © 1993-2015, except where stated. relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: January 28, 2015 18:27:17