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Information for Collecting minerals - arranging trips, etc.

2,042 13,760 January 20, 2017 09:47PM

Identity Help

Want to identify an unknown specimen? Ask here!

11,272 84,708 January 20, 2017 07:52PM

Analytical Techniques

How to ID minerals

206 1,946 January 20, 2017 07:48PM

Mineral Valuation

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

802 6,575 January 14, 2017 04:45PM

Fakes, Frauds and Marketing Ploys

Tips for staying safe online and off

544 9,166 January 17, 2017 02:42AM

Mineral Cleaning and Preparation

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

1,124 9,058 January 22, 2017 02:49PM


For those tiny crystals

248 2,334 January 08, 2017 08:19PM

Mindat Articles

Information and assistance on writing your own articles

22 130 January 07, 2017 04:26PM

Mineral Photography

Discussions on best techniques for mineral photography

602 6,239 January 22, 2017 03:14AM

Lapidary and Faceting

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

135 979 November 21, 2016 11:08PM

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