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Improving Mindat.orgFatal Error

4th Sep 2019 16:29 BSTMatthew Stanley

I attempted to get a MinID for a Sugilite specimen from 
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape, South Africa
I entered the locality exactly as Mindat has it above, cut and paste... When I hit submit, I got the following error...
Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to a member function fetch_row() on boolean in /home/mindat/www/include.php:8798 Stack trace: #0 /home/mindat/www/minid_new.php(194): checklocname('N'Chwaning II M...', 50) #1 {main} thrown in /home/mindat/www/include.php on line 8798

To get it to work, I ended up having to use the following locality: 
Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape, South Africa
Just posting here so it can get fixed.  Thank you!

4th Sep 2019 18:25 BSTDebbie Woolf Manager

Do you have a link to the photo please as I can't find it.

4th Sep 2019 19:23 BSTMatthew Stanley

I did not include a photo yet.  This problem is when actually creating the MinID, the first step, before photos get added.

4th Sep 2019 20:46 BSTDebbie Woolf Manager

The minID is created in the upload form along with the photo. I suggest in the locality box put this number 3067 then click check and the drop down menu will have the locality there for you to click, see if this works please.

5th Sep 2019 15:01 BSTMatthew Stanley

I tried 3067, the drop down gave me three options, all in the United States.

5th Sep 2019 15:10 BSTDebbie Woolf Manager

We're not having my luck, can you load the photo here with the dimensions and I'll see if I can add it.

5th Sep 2019 19:48 BSTMatthew Stanley

I used Kalahari Manganese Field and then selected from the drop down... I haven't taken a photo yet.  I needed the MinID for my catalog system first.  I'll probably take the picture in a day or two.

5th Sep 2019 19:56 BSTJolyon Ralph Founder

The problem should be fixed

6th Sep 2019 20:58 BSTMatthew Stanley

Thank you!
 
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