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"Pyrite Disease"

Posted by Robert Simonoff  
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Maggie Wilson April 23, 2013 11:58PM
And thanks to you for testing the process! I look forward to your report.

Cheers!

Maggie
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Luca Baralis April 24, 2013 07:58AM
Sorry to say, but I think that when You can see the desease, also in a very early stage, it is probably too late.
Dessicant can help, but just before it starts. Afterwards you can try to remove internal humidity and acid with a bath in alcool, but in my experience I can't assure it works. Furthermore, If the specimen is internally damaged it can easily break up and disgregate.

Luca

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