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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

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Fakes, Frauds and Marketing Ploys

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Mineral Cleaning and Preparation

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

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For those tiny crystals

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Mindat Articles

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Mineral Photography

Discussions on best techniques for mineral photography

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Lapidary and Faceting

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

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