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Mineral Cleaning and Preparation

Discussion of best and safest ways to clean and prepare minerals. 
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Welcome to Mineral Cleaning and Specimen Preparation

by Rock Currier
1 07/30/2008 06:45AM
Last Post by Rock Currier

Cleaning fluorite with SIO, red iron turning to black?

by Thomas Arroll
7 07/22/2014 05:16PM
Last Post by Wayne Corwin

Removing glue from a Faraday Datolite Attachments

by Mark Stanley
10 07/21/2014 04:15AM
Last Post by Mark Stanley

Cleaning native copper   (Pages: 1 ... 4 5 6)

by Kyle Eastman
103 07/21/2014 04:02AM
Last Post by Jake Harper

How to remove quartz from host rock Attachments

by Christy Poole
3 07/16/2014 10:44AM
Last Post by Rock Currier

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

by Ryan Allen
26 07/15/2014 01:13AM
Last Post by Ryan Allen

Cleaning inerals collected from Loudville Lead Mine

by Tom White
9 07/14/2014 02:52PM
Last Post by Wayne Corwin

Sweating halite?

by AK
8 07/14/2014 05:32AM
Last Post by A.T.S Mathauser

Pyrite problems

by Ryan Allen
18 07/13/2014 06:42AM
Last Post by Ryan Allen

removing cement from azurite

by Jake Harper
4 07/07/2014 10:38PM
Last Post by Jake Harper

Cleaning Baryte from Hartsel area, Park County, Colorado Attachments

by David Dillman
9 07/07/2014 04:49PM
Last Post by Darren Court

Mineral Tack Residue on Topaz

by Matthew Kimball
11 06/30/2014 07:37PM
Last Post by Nik Nikiforou

Calcite with iron staining but also iron pyrite

by Daniel McMahan
7 06/30/2014 02:18PM
Last Post by Henri Koskinen

Removing calcite from REE fluorcarbonates

by Phil M. Belley
5 06/30/2014 12:00AM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

trimming issues Attachments

by bryan lynch
12 06/29/2014 02:17PM
Last Post by Keith Wood

Albatross cleaning gun problem

by Bob Jackson
14 06/18/2014 07:02PM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Sheen Obsidian Attachments

by Craig Oliveira
3 06/18/2014 11:23AM
Last Post by Craig Oliveira

Dirty micromounts/thumbnails worth cleaning?

by George deWit Chaney
6 06/18/2014 07:01AM
Last Post by Dale Foster

Need advice on cleaning pyrite cubes specimen Attachments

by Jos
8 06/17/2014 11:33PM
Last Post by Calvin

Radiation sheilding boxes- Lead.

by George deWit Chaney
11 06/12/2014 01:35PM
Last Post by Scott Braley

Datolite from Charcas San Luis Potosí Attachments

by Sergio Romero
8 06/04/2014 03:49AM
Last Post by Sergio Romero


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