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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!

11,523 86,476 May 27, 2017 07:14PM

Analytical Techniques

How to ID minerals

217 2,055 May 22, 2017 06:04PM

Mineral Valuation

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

826 6,763 May 26, 2017 12:11AM

Fakes, Frauds and Marketing Ploys

Tips for staying safe online and off

550 9,210 May 08, 2017 07:53AM

Mineral Cleaning and Preparation

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

1,142 9,216 May 18, 2017 01:32PM


For those tiny crystals

254 2,440 May 02, 2017 11:39PM

Mindat Articles

Information and assistance on writing your own articles

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Mineral Photography

Discussions on best techniques for mineral photography

609 6,328 May 27, 2017 07:01PM

Lapidary and Faceting

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

137 992 May 04, 2017 12:14PM

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