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For general comments about the site

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Fluorescent Minerals

Discussion about all types of fluorescence in minerals and related properties.

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Rocks from outer space - duck and cover

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Mineralogical Classification

The scientific classification of mineral species. For ID questions see Identity Help in How To section

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For education topics/questions

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Mineral Shows

For information on Gem/Mineral Shows

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Requests for papers, books

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Lost and Stolen Specimens

A forum to report lost and stolen specimens.

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Mindat Conference

The next mindat conference is Myanmar (Burma) November 2016

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Mineral Art

Painting, Sculpture

165 849 December 14, 2018 05:43AM

Minerals and Museums

Discussing mineral museums, issues relating to mineral museum collections and curation. In association with the Society of Mineral Museum Professionals (SMMP).

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IMA Status

For abstracts of new minerals, discreditations, new information, CNMNC actions.

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Mineral Exchange and Requests

Exchange your minerals with others, post your swap lists or want lists. STRICTLY NON COMMERCIAL AND NO OFFERS FOR SALE!

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