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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

Non-oxidative removal of organic crud

by Henry Barwood
15 05/28/2016 01:41PM
Last Post by Henry Barwood

Iron Out Chemistry and Performance Attachments

by Norman King
15 05/26/2016 07:46AM
Last Post by JW Johnson

Cassiterite - El Mécki, Aïr Region, Agadez Department, Niger

by Sylvain Leroux
3 05/25/2016 02:37PM
Last Post by Holger Klapproth

Cleaning Topaz and Albite Attachments

by Tony H. Gill
11 05/25/2016 08:05AM
Last Post by Ian Nicastro

Prepping Graves Mtn. Lazulite Attachments

by Patrick D'Elia
5 05/24/2016 02:06AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Cleaning Malachite & other copper hydroxides Attachments

by Joshua Chambers
2 05/19/2016 06:40PM
Last Post by Joshua Chambers

Removing calcite from dioptase

by Howard Heitner
6 05/11/2016 04:41AM
Last Post by Howard Heitner

Smelly halite

by Timothy Jackson
11 05/10/2016 10:13PM
Last Post by Rob Woodside

Diamond Saw cutting fluid   (Pages: 1 2)

by Tim Colman
29 05/09/2016 06:47AM
Last Post by Reinhardt van Vuuren

Cleaning oxidised Pyrite cubes Attachments

by Owen Jacka
7 05/05/2016 12:04PM
Last Post by Dale Foster

How to clean material around this type of emerald Attachments

by Jeff Black
3 05/03/2016 05:46PM
Last Post by Bob Harman

Budget mounting. Attachments

by Bootboot
4 05/01/2016 09:05AM
Last Post by Luca Baralis

Cleaning a galena Attachments

by Bill Cordua
5 04/26/2016 06:52PM
Last Post by Bill Cordua

Cleaning prehnite from Mali   (Pages: 1 2)

by Stephen C. Blyskal
24 04/23/2016 09:58PM
Last Post by bahlach abdul qayyum

HCL which works better to clean Topaz with heavy iron stains super iron out?

by Jonathan Ertman
1 04/22/2016 10:36AM
Last Post by Jonathan Ertman

Help Cleaning Brazilian Emeralds   (Pages: 1 2)

by Terry
37 04/20/2016 03:02PM
Last Post by Meyeusername

PLEASE HELP!! My telluride is black!!

7 04/20/2016 01:05PM
Last Post by Pavel Kartashov

How to clean botroyoidal hematite: complicated Attachments

by Timothy Cardella
5 04/19/2016 05:35AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

RE: Permanently labelling specimens

by Kyle Beucke
17 04/18/2016 04:14PM
Last Post by Bochao Liu

Repairs, Reconstructions, and Reattachments

by Bob Harman
7 04/15/2016 11:12AM
Last Post by Keith Compton

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