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Identity Help

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Mineral Identification (How to - PLEASE READ before posting questions)

by Alan Plante
6 07/31/2014 07:48PM
Last Post by David Von Bargen

PLEASE READ before answering requests for help!   (Pages: 1 2)

by Jolyon & Katya Ralph
81 02/14/2012 02:46PM
Last Post by Stephan Segedy

Chalcedony pseudomorphs after fluorite or halite? Attachments

by Duncan Miller
2 03/24/2019 02:05PM
Last Post by Alfredo Petrov

Specimen from Dead Sea beach Attachments

by Florian Baur
2 03/24/2019 12:52PM
Last Post by Alfredo Petrov

Italian Jadeite-omphacite? Attachments

by Emanuele Chionetti
6 03/24/2019 12:27PM
Last Post by Emanuele Chionetti

Searles Lake Calif. id help Attachments

by Rolf Luetcke
11 03/24/2019 05:23AM
Last Post by Michael Sommers

Metallic Magnetic Rock Attachments

by Joyce Turton
3 03/24/2019 01:33AM
Last Post by Joyce Turton

Volcanic specimen Attachments

by Junior Sto
11 03/23/2019 10:23PM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Diamond? Attachments

by Tyler Jamison
26 03/23/2019 06:43PM
Last Post by Kevin Hean

Metallic Crystal - Unknown Attachments

by Clark James
13 03/23/2019 06:38PM
Last Post by Gary Weinstein

help with an ID on this fluorescent rock Attachments

by fuss
5 03/23/2019 12:44PM
Last Post by fuss

Please help identify fluorescent rock. Attachments

by Steven Juchnowski
1 03/23/2019 04:07AM
Last Post by Steven Juchnowski

Greenish looking Franklinite from Sterling Hill Attachments

by Robert Darabos
6 03/22/2019 05:28AM
Last Post by A. Mathauser

Unknown crystal from Afghanistan

by Nick Gilly
52 03/21/2019 01:25AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Is this green & brown quartz?? Attachments

by Chris Grosser
6 03/20/2019 09:43PM
Last Post by Gary Weinstein

Benitoite Gem Mine Mystery... Attachments

by Barron Nguyen
11 03/20/2019 05:58PM
Last Post by Barron Nguyen

Is this rock a meteorite or maybe wire gold and silver ore? Attachments

by Heather Cook
13 03/20/2019 03:54PM
Last Post by Paul De Bondt

Mica Minerals? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
11 03/20/2019 02:54AM
Last Post by D Mike Reinke

Copper Wires with Silver Wires? Attachments

23 03/19/2019 10:14PM
Last Post by Tom Rosemeyer

Beach Jasp-agates? Attachments

by Liz Galley
7 03/19/2019 07:49PM
Last Post by Steve Federico

Austinite or arsendescloizite Attachments

by Juan Ángel Tort Figueroa
3 03/18/2019 08:45PM
Last Post by Juan Ángel Tort Figueroa

Franklinite or Hematite? Attachments

by Doug Gardner
12 03/17/2019 05:36PM
Last Post by Gregg Little

Fake? Heat treated? Attachments

by Kristi Hugs
7 03/17/2019 01:15AM
Last Post by Kristi Hugs

petroleum included quartz Attachments

by Elizabeth McRorie
20 03/16/2019 09:05PM
Last Post by Jason Evans

Petrified Wood Attachments

by Lou Lookie
9 03/15/2019 10:25PM
Last Post by Lou Lookie

Can Volcanic Tuff Opalize? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
5 03/15/2019 05:49AM
Last Post by Gregg Little

Geologist to assese large amount jade suspects

by Bruce Johnson
30 03/15/2019 05:44AM
Last Post by Bruce Johnson

Mineral Same as polyurethane Attachments

by baser zey
10 03/14/2019 11:27PM
Last Post by Gregg Little

What could it be ? Attachments

by Hugo Lobo
8 03/14/2019 08:58PM
Last Post by Hugo Lobo

Yellow Crystals on Volcanic Hematite? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
7 03/14/2019 08:25PM
Last Post by Pavel Kartashov

Dolomite with?....what is that black mineral Attachments

by Hugo Lobo
3 03/14/2019 04:40PM
Last Post by Gregg Little

Goethite? Attachments

by Hugo Lobo
6 03/14/2019 03:25PM
Last Post by Donald B Peck

Calcite with Aragonite? Attachments

by Hugo Lobo
5 03/14/2019 06:27AM
Last Post by Hugo Lobo

Crystals/minerals on this rock look different in change of lighting.....what are they? Attachments

by CPerrone
2 03/13/2019 11:30PM
Last Post by CPerrone

Embedded Metal Nugget Attachments

by Brett Roth
9 03/13/2019 04:08PM
Last Post by Donald B Peck

Iridescent Crystals in Volcanic Rock Attachments

by Robert Darabos
1 03/12/2019 12:56AM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Volcanic Quartz/Agate? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
3 03/12/2019 12:46AM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Is this rock some sort of andradite (melonite)? Attachments

by CPerrone
9 03/11/2019 04:56PM
Last Post by Dan Polhemus

Help identifying sparkling rock mineral Attachments

by CPerrone
5 03/11/2019 01:19PM
Last Post by Wayne Corwin

Clinozoisite? Axinite? Something else? Please help

by Annette Browne
6 03/10/2019 10:33PM
Last Post by Annette Browne

Sanidine? Or Oligoclase? Or Onorthite? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
4 03/09/2019 10:22PM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Can anyone tell me what this rock is? Hawaii Attachments

by David Olsten
7 03/09/2019 06:55AM
Last Post by craig johnson

Maybe the experts can figure this out Attachments

by Ashley Frady
4 03/08/2019 06:31PM
Last Post by Donald B Peck

Goethite in Amethyst location help in Brazil Attachments

by Rolf Luetcke
6 03/08/2019 06:43AM
Last Post by Duncan Miller

Help with Chinese Characters - Orpiment Locality Attachments

by Kelly Nash
5 03/07/2019 03:33PM
Last Post by Kelly Nash

Tektite or Naturally tumbled Obsidian? Attachments

by Clark James
4 03/07/2019 10:50AM
Last Post by Alfredo Petrov

Bronzite? Clinozoisite? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
4 03/07/2019 08:52AM
Last Post by Alice Warrner

Identify this please? Attachments

by Becky hunt
35 03/07/2019 08:32AM
Last Post by Alice Warrner

Nevada Star Quartz inclusion ID Attachments

by Clark James
2 03/07/2019 12:08AM
Last Post by Clark James

Vivid bright pinkish-orange fluorescent specks on matrix of zircon specimen from Vishnevye Mts, Russia

by Nick Gilly
20 03/06/2019 06:03PM
Last Post by Nick Gilly

Is this coral do you think? Attachments

by Mermaidinjeans
7 03/05/2019 07:42PM
Last Post by Jean-François Ferrandon

Unknown found in Cuba Attachments

by Ignacio Rios Jr.
6 03/05/2019 07:03PM
Last Post by Ignacio Rios Jr.

Fossil Attachments

by Todd T Freund
13 03/04/2019 03:57PM

quartzite? Attachments

by fuss
4 03/04/2019 05:09AM
Last Post by Gregg Little

Natural fluorite pyrite specimen cluster?

by Kevin Conroy
33 03/04/2019 12:42AM
Last Post by Frank K. Mazdab

volcanic glass or tektite? Attachments

by Roos Walleze
8 03/02/2019 11:42PM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Blue & White Porcelain Fluorite Attachments

by Michelle Vensel
1 03/02/2019 01:38PM
Last Post by Michelle Vensel

Request for locality help 'Puits de Sainte-Fontaine' - France

by Wilfred Hemme
2 03/02/2019 01:33PM
Last Post by Tom Tucker

rock with shiny blue pieces Attachments

by Roos Walleze
4 03/01/2019 09:01PM
Last Post by Ted Hadley

Magnetic gemstone tile?? Attachments

by Julie McDonald
9 02/27/2019 04:10AM
Last Post by Gregg Little

Labradorite from Baldhead River, Ontario, Canada Attachments

by Robert Darabos
1 02/26/2019 08:54PM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Minerals found with Amethyst Help Attachments

by nathan harts
3 02/26/2019 02:06AM
Last Post by nathan harts

Metallic Mineral in Serpentine Attachments

by Robert Darabos
5 02/25/2019 03:06AM
Last Post by Ted Hadley

Iridescence on silver minerals?

by Alex Homenuke
1 02/24/2019 11:50PM
Last Post by Alex Homenuke

opinion on a Tsumeb (?) malachite Attachments

by Don Windeler
4 02/24/2019 05:40PM
Last Post by Don Windeler

Pyrite, Calcite and ?? Attachments

by Noah Lunster
6 02/23/2019 08:46PM
Last Post by Paul Brandes


by April Wittebort
4 02/23/2019 02:13AM
Last Post by April Wittebort

Sodalite Attachments

by Jonelle DeFelice
5 02/21/2019 09:29PM
Last Post by Alfredo Petrov

Nephrite Jade? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
27 02/21/2019 06:09PM
Last Post by Frank K. Mazdab

Iridescent grossular from Hubei, China Attachments

by Dmitry Stepanenko
38 02/21/2019 06:10AM
Last Post by Dmitry Stepanenko

Metallic Inclusions in Nephrite Jade Attachments

by Robert Darabos
12 02/21/2019 04:46AM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Blue-White LW Fluorescent Crystals in Volcanic Rock Attachments

by Robert Darabos
11 02/21/2019 04:18AM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Kornerupine or tanzanite?

by Dan Costian
14 02/20/2019 10:48PM
Last Post by Ian Nicastro

Geode Attachments

by Naomi Lann
4 02/20/2019 07:03PM
Last Post by Becky Coulson

Bisbee(?) unknown Attachments

by Alex Homenuke
3 02/20/2019 02:58AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

"Grey Lithium" Phantom Quartz? Attachments

by Christina Dimos
2 02/20/2019 02:40AM
Last Post by Gregg Little

Brown-Yellow Crystals in Matrix Attachments

by Robert Darabos
3 02/19/2019 11:55PM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Need help identifying large chunk of quartz(?) Attachments

by Celeste McCullough
7 02/19/2019 01:25AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Sparkly light orange mineral on black morion quartz from Shandong China Attachments

by Christina Dimos
3 02/19/2019 12:11AM
Last Post by Wayne Corwin

Stromatolite? Attachments

by Craig Howard
10 02/19/2019 12:07AM
Last Post by Craig Howard

Quartz specimen with an unusual shape Attachments

by Michael Christensen
1 02/18/2019 09:48AM
Last Post by Michael Christensen

Green Jade? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
5 02/18/2019 01:12AM
Last Post by Jim Bean

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