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Welcome to Mineral Cleaning and Specimen Preparation

by Rock Currier
1 07/30/2008 06:45AM
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Removing Blu-tack   (Pages: 1 2)

by Mark W
21 12/20/2014 08:25PM
Last Post by E. L. Clopton

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

Removing Zircon from host rock

by Vitaliy
13 10/13/2014 04:28AM
Last Post by D Mike Reinke

reconstructing Herkimer clusters

by Daniel Irwin
3 10/12/2014 02:03AM
Last Post by Dan Irwin

How to clean native silver?   (Pages: 1 2)

by Federico Perola
33 10/11/2014 11:04PM
Last Post by Homerbre

Ammonium bifluoride

by Thomas Arroll
6 10/02/2014 04:35AM
Last Post by Steve Hardinger

Cleaning halfbreed

by Howard Heitner
8 10/01/2014 08:46PM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Elgin process

by Kate Klavan
3 09/26/2014 08:44PM
Last Post by kate doordan klavan

minerals from courtland, AZ

by Dave Owen
9 09/25/2014 07:13PM
Last Post by Peter Haas

schefferite from Langban sweden Attachments

by Michel Ambroise
6 09/23/2014 03:46PM
Last Post by Michel Ambroise

Calcite Crystal Stalactite

by Samantha22
6 09/20/2014 04:46AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

disposing of muriatic acid

by Michael Otto
11 09/17/2014 08:40PM
Last Post by Michael Otto

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