Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for Educators
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Mindat Mineralogy Messageboard

•ForumsTopicsPostsLast Post


Information for Collecting minerals - arranging trips, etc.

2,118 14,511 April 25, 2018 03:30PM

Identity Help

Want to identify an unknown specimen? Ask here!

12,160 92,621 April 27, 2018 07:03AM

Analytical Techniques

How to ID minerals

223 2,128 March 01, 2018 08:34AM

Fakes, Frauds and Marketing Ploys

Tips for staying safe online and off

570 9,466 April 19, 2018 05:00AM

Mineral Cleaning and Preparation

Discussion of best and safest ways to clean and prepare minerals.

1,191 9,633 April 26, 2018 05:02PM


For those tiny crystals

266 2,598 April 16, 2018 12:17AM

Mindat Articles

Information and assistance on writing your own articles

25 143 November 03, 2017 03:03PM

Mineral Photography

Discussions on best techniques for mineral photography

622 6,502 April 20, 2018 05:11AM

Lapidary and Faceting

All aspects of working with minerals and stones, for example faceting, lapidary and flint/obsidian knapping.

138 999 June 28, 2017 03:10AM

Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: April 27, 2018 09:23:24
Go to top of page