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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 06:45AM
Last Post by Rock Currier

Calaverite and SIO

by Steve Hardinger
2 11/26/2015 06:26AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Cleaning pyrite / marcasite samples found in black shale...

by Scott DeLano
9 11/24/2015 09:53PM
Last Post by John Oostenryk

Removing Clay Residues from Deep Beryl Crevasses

by Steve Hardinger
9 11/18/2015 03:58PM
Last Post by Paul Stephen Cyr

Thumbnail storage

by Jacob Zonderman
7 11/02/2015 08:32AM
Last Post by Luca Baralis

Displaying your minerals

by Matt Courville
5 10/28/2015 12:39PM
Last Post by Matt Courville

Cleaning Titanite Attachments

by Tom Gore
6 10/25/2015 08:56PM
Last Post by Tim Jokela Jr

Help Cleaning Brazilian Emeralds   (Pages: 1 2)

by Terry
36 10/17/2015 04:26PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

clean or not-Silver leaf Cobalt Attachments

by Andrew Debnam
11 10/17/2015 02:51PM
Last Post by Alex Homenuke

cleaning galena?   (Pages: 1 2)

by wpnwpn
30 10/17/2015 12:34AM
Last Post by Fernando J. A. S. Barriga

To etch or not to etch? Heights Mine Fluorite & Calcite   (Pages: 1 2)

by Roger Curry
26 10/14/2015 04:04PM
Last Post by Becky Coulson

Crock pot Acid warming method?

by Reinhardt van Vuuren
7 10/14/2015 01:58PM
Last Post by Reinhardt van Vuuren

how to clean corundrum from Sir Lanka?

by Jonathan Ertman
5 10/08/2015 10:09AM
Last Post by Jonathan Ertman

pyrite rust

by jaso
6 10/05/2015 08:21PM
Last Post by John Oostenryk

Large Siderite Specimens Attachments

by T. Douglas Schonewald
7 09/30/2015 04:44PM
Last Post by T. Douglas Schonewald

Custom Case for Ametrine Specimen Attachments

by Brian Greenstone
4 09/25/2015 09:54PM
Last Post by Brian Greenstone

Removing talc from uvite specimens -- after mechanical means...

by Scott Rider
9 09/25/2015 06:08PM
Last Post by Scott Rider

My primer on acid etching and cleaning.

by Bob Harman
6 09/18/2015 06:34PM
Last Post by Andrew Debnam

Cleaning and preparing colombian emeralds

by Tony Kano
10 09/13/2015 02:28PM
Last Post by Keith Wood

Removing Blu-tack   (Pages: 1 2)

by Mark W
35 09/12/2015 01:56PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

RE: Permanently labelling specimens

by Kyle Beucke
9 09/08/2015 08:36PM
Last Post by Alfredo Petrov

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