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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

how to clean corundrum from Sir Lanka?

by Jonathan Ertman
5 10/08/2015 11:09AM
Last Post by Jonathan Ertman

Removing Clay Residues from Deep Beryl Crevasses

by Steve Hardinger
8 10/06/2015 02:43PM
Last Post by Timothy Greenland

To etch or not to etch? Heights Mine Fluorite & Calcite

by Roger Curry
16 10/06/2015 01:53PM
Last Post by Roger Curry

pyrite rust

by jaso
6 10/05/2015 09:21PM
Last Post by John Oostenryk

Crock pot Acid warming method?

by Reinhardt van Vuuren
6 10/05/2015 07:54PM
Last Post by John Oostenryk

Large Siderite Specimens Attachments

by T. Douglas Schonewald
7 09/30/2015 05:44PM
Last Post by T. Douglas Schonewald

Custom Case for Ametrine Specimen Attachments

by Brian Greenstone
4 09/25/2015 10:54PM
Last Post by Brian Greenstone

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

by Scott Rider
9 09/25/2015 07:08PM
Last Post by Scott Rider

My primer on acid etching and cleaning.

by Bob Harman
6 09/18/2015 07:34PM
Last Post by Andrew Debnam

Cleaning and preparing colombian emeralds

by Tony Kano
10 09/13/2015 03:28PM
Last Post by Keith Wood

Removing Blu-tack   (Pages: 1 2)

by Mark W
35 09/12/2015 02:56PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

RE: Permanently labelling specimens

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

Garnet extraction help

by Evan Keating
6 09/08/2015 01:03AM
Last Post by Susan Robinson

Repairs, Reconstructions, and Reattachments

by Bob Harman
4 08/30/2015 11:20PM
Last Post by Rob Woodside

Diamond Saw cutting fluid   (Pages: 1 2)

by Tim Colman
27 08/30/2015 03:59AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Cleaning cuprite crystals Attachments

by Rui Nunes
4 08/20/2015 11:40PM
Last Post by Rui Nunes

cleaning galena

by jc defleur
4 08/19/2015 07:17PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Cleaning Baryte from Hartsel area, Park County, Colorado Attachments

by David Dillman
11 08/19/2015 06:44PM
Last Post by Brendan P O'Connor

Cleaning Kimbedi dioptase specimen Attachments

by Geoffrey Small
2 08/19/2015 05:14PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Cleaning malachite/quartz piece

by Tianna Wong
4 08/19/2015 04:59PM
Last Post by Rob Woodside

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