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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.

108 664 January 04, 2019 01:27AM

Mindat Conference

The next mindat conference is Myanmar (Burma) November 2016

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Mineral Art

Painting, Sculpture

170 861 February 04, 2019 02:32PM

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.

1,806 7,353 February 12, 2019 08:17PM

Mineral Exchange and Requests

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

1,125 5,040 February 06, 2019 07:27PM

Mineral and/or Locality  
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