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Information for Collecting minerals - arranging trips, etc.

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Identity Help

Want to identify an unknown specimen? Ask here!

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Analytical Techniques

How to ID minerals

215 2,029 March 27, 2017 06:30AM

Mineral Valuation

What is your mineral specimen worth? Non-commercial enquiries only!

813 6,688 March 25, 2017 01:55AM

Fakes, Frauds and Marketing Ploys

Tips for staying safe online and off

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Mineral Cleaning and Preparation

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

1,139 9,170 March 30, 2017 12:44PM


For those tiny crystals

252 2,367 March 26, 2017 02:13AM

Mindat Articles

Information and assistance on writing your own articles

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Mineral Photography

Discussions on best techniques for mineral photography

607 6,289 March 28, 2017 06:32AM

Lapidary and Faceting

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

136 981 March 26, 2017 07:51AM

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