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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 08:48PM
Last Post by David Von Bargen
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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

Unknown Stone from Madagascar Attachments

by Krisha Willis
15 10/21/2017 04:24AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

rock with shiny metal strios Attachments

by msumsu
2 10/21/2017 04:15AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

It İs Graphite ? Attachments

by baser zey
27 10/21/2017 04:10AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Mixed Mineral Specimen Identification Help Requested Attachments

by Paul S. Jones
2 10/20/2017 02:57PM
Last Post by Erik Vercammen

Magnesio-hornblende

by Reiner Mielke
2 10/20/2017 07:45AM
Last Post by Olav Revheim

Unknown from Gibson Road East occurrence (Titanite Hill) Attachments

by Jeff Collens
3 10/20/2017 02:41AM
Last Post by Matt Neuzil

Quartz Attachments

by Madison Maddie
14 10/19/2017 07:19PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis

what to do about 'vulcanite' Attachments

by Dona Leicht
19 10/18/2017 11:02AM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

serpentine and related minerals Attachments

by Fred A. Schuster
2 10/18/2017 12:01AM
Last Post by Alfredo Petrov

Magnesite Brucite

by Fred A. Schuster
2 10/17/2017 04:46PM
Last Post by Donald B Peck

Identify the INCLUSION in QUARTZ Attachments

by Anonymous User
5 10/16/2017 06:17PM
Last Post by Mineral Guy

Crystal Formations on rock ID help

by Mitch Ro
5 10/15/2017 07:31PM
Last Post by Donald B Peck

Scheelite, Russia Attachments

by Rui Nunes
3 10/15/2017 07:54AM
Last Post by Rui Nunes

Multiple minerals associated with chrome tourmaline from Tanzania Attachments

by Aymeric Longi
19 10/12/2017 04:46PM
Last Post by Peter Slootweg

Mystery mineral with unusual pattern, not Carnotite? Attachments

by Leo J.
6 10/11/2017 04:04PM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

What kind of rock is this? Attachments

by Kundi Lamo
8 10/11/2017 03:13AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Obsidian in NW Indiana? Attachments

by Lindsey Frasure
12 10/09/2017 06:20PM
Last Post by Louis Zulli

Butte - Pondorff Mine?

by Peter Hargis
24 10/09/2017 04:46PM
Last Post by Daniel Bennett

Crystals Inside? Attachments

by Lindsey Frasure
6 10/09/2017 05:57AM
Last Post by Steven Kuitems

Deep Red Lumpy Rock Attachments

by Lindsey Frasure
24 10/08/2017 10:24PM
Last Post by Lindsey Frasure

Minerals from Pico de Fogo, Fogo Island, Cabo Verde Attachments

by Jean Dehaye
7 10/06/2017 04:59PM
Last Post by Jean Dehaye

is this quartz or feldspar? Attachments

by Lauren Laur
10 10/06/2017 01:46PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis

White striated crystal on Volcanic Scoria, Guatemala Attachments

by Robert Darabos
2 10/06/2017 01:20PM
Last Post by Erik Vercammen

3 Different Mineral from Eifel, Germany Attachments

by Robert Darabos
4 10/06/2017 07:47AM
Last Post by Marcus Voigt

If this Topaz crystal twinned? Attachments

by Nik Nikiforou
7 10/04/2017 08:09PM
Last Post by Nik Nikiforou

Help with inclusions in quartz Attachments

by Jyrki Autio
20 10/04/2017 03:55PM
Last Post by Jyrki Autio

Unknown Mineral of Volcanic Rock Attachments

by Robert Darabos
2 10/04/2017 06:24AM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

found in california beach not sure what it is Attachments

by Lauren Laur
13 10/04/2017 02:47AM
Last Post by Don Windeler

Quartz Iris ??? Attachments

by Costas Constantinides
5 10/04/2017 01:01AM
Last Post by Costas Constantinides

epidote or actinolite Attachments

by Daniel Bennett
11 10/03/2017 09:02PM
Last Post by Daniel Bennett

Could this be Richelsdorfite? Attachments

by Reiner Mielke
6 10/03/2017 07:53PM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

Type of Pyrochlore Attachments

by Reiner Mielke
9 10/03/2017 02:46AM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Cuprite without locality Attachments

by Jake Harper
4 10/01/2017 03:48PM
Last Post by Dana Slaughter

IUnknown pale green vitreous mineral with burangaite from Buranga pegmatite, Gatumba District, Western Province, Rwanda Attachments

by Jason Evans
3 10/01/2017 01:47PM
Last Post by Jason Evans

What does this look like? Attachments

by Theodore Hansen Theo
9 09/30/2017 11:10PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis

gypsum? Attachments

by jennifer cindrich
6 09/30/2017 07:01PM
Last Post by jennifer cindrich

Poudrette Burbankite?? Attachments

by Jerry Cone
8 09/30/2017 02:06AM
Last Post by Jerry Cone

Possibly an emerald..? Attachments

by Andrew Hinson
35 09/29/2017 06:06PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis

Green stone from South Africa Attachments

by Alessandra Comoglio
8 09/28/2017 10:17PM
Last Post by Ian Nicastro

Schorl location help Attachments

by Rolf Luetcke
6 09/28/2017 03:28PM
Last Post by Rolf Luetcke

?Wulfenite?-Barite-Galena-Mibladen-Morocco Attachments

by Rutger Oosterhoff
5 09/28/2017 12:15PM
Last Post by Rutger Oosterhoff

Pyromorphite without locality Attachments

by Jake Harper
1 09/28/2017 08:05AM
Last Post by Jake Harper

Unknown Material on Volcanic Rock, Guatemala Attachments

by Robert Darabos
7 09/28/2017 05:08AM
Last Post by Gregg Little

No clue what this is! Attachments

by Mike Chontofalsky
14 09/27/2017 10:18PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis

Locality assist - Brazil (?) Attachments

by Michael Sommers
3 09/27/2017 08:11PM
Last Post by Michael Sommers

Any idea what this is, all I know is it is from Canada Attachments

by Anonymous User
8 09/27/2017 02:13PM
Last Post by Holger Hartmaier

Maw sit sit

by Reiner Mielke
35 09/27/2017 04:40AM
Last Post by Elise Skalwold

Amazonite Pseudomorph? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
10 09/26/2017 08:07PM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Adamite & Associates Attachments

by Mike Ash
4 09/26/2017 03:20PM
Last Post by André Heyninck

White rock Attachments

by Anonymous User
9 09/25/2017 01:47PM
Last Post by Kevin Conroy

Aurichalcite? Attachments

by Juan Ángel Tort Figueroa
5 09/24/2017 07:29AM
Last Post by Christian Auer

Rainbow Lattice Sunstone / Beryl Debate

by Ian Nicastro
31 09/23/2017 10:49PM
Last Post by Ralph Bottrill

Gallagher's claim Attachments

by Jerry Cone
3 09/21/2017 03:50PM
Last Post by Jerry Cone

Identifying Petalite Vs Rose Quartz Attachments

by The Walking Rock
9 09/21/2017 01:12AM
Last Post by Donald B Peck

Unknown green stone? Attachments

by Rio Nevin
23 09/20/2017 02:36AM
Last Post by Donald B Peck

Gartrellite (?) from Mt. Bonnie mine, Grove Hill, AUS Attachments

by Joan Rosell
12 09/19/2017 11:27PM
Last Post by Frank Keutsch

Spodumene Location Afghanistan help Attachments

by Peter K. Szarka
5 09/18/2017 04:14PM
Last Post by Peter K. Szarka

Chalcopyrite and pyrite? Attachments

by Alessandra Comoglio
12 09/17/2017 07:18PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis

Green unknown Attachments

by Reiner Mielke
11 09/17/2017 02:02AM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

From Namibia Attachments

by Alessandra Comoglio
3 09/16/2017 10:24AM
Last Post by Alessandra Comoglio

unknown from Namibia Attachments

by Alessandra Comoglio
2 09/14/2017 09:20PM
Last Post by Tony Nikischer

Locality Help for Breitenbrunn Fluorite Attachments

by Patrick D'Elia
5 09/14/2017 05:32PM
Last Post by Ken Doxsee

Muscovite? Missing locality information. Attachments

by Anna Merritt
3 09/13/2017 09:59PM
Last Post by Anna Merritt

Quartz Epimorph after Calcite Locality Help Attachments

by Steve Hardinger
1 09/12/2017 05:45AM
Last Post by Steve Hardinger

Fizelyite coated by jamesonite, semseyite and freibergite ? Attachments

by Cristian Petresci
18 09/11/2017 07:58PM
Last Post by Rob Woodside

Curious. Attachments

by Michael Harwell
12 09/11/2017 04:26PM
Last Post by Daniel Bennett

Andesite? Mineral identification newbie Attachments

by Pitvars
13 09/11/2017 08:58AM
Last Post by Becky Coulson

Drop stone in varved clay Attachments

by John Collins
20 09/11/2017 12:23AM
Last Post by Holger Hartmaier

which mineral is this? Attachments

by Aliba Ao
2 09/10/2017 09:44PM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Unknown from Italy Attachments

by Reiner Mielke
6 09/10/2017 08:51PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

An exercise in crystallography Attachments

by Larry Maltby
21 09/10/2017 03:53PM
Last Post by Larry Maltby

Unknown from Cobalt Ontario Attachments

by Reiner Mielke
6 09/10/2017 01:37PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Pyrite, comments please. Attachments

by Greg Dainty
10 09/09/2017 05:02PM
Last Post by Rob Woodside

Josephine nuggets(?) Attachments

by Mark Epp
4 09/09/2017 02:10PM
Last Post by Alfredo Petrov

unknown rock Attachments

by jeff d martin
9 09/09/2017 12:33PM
Last Post by jeff d martin

Chimooite, Zn analogue of ranciéite?

by Vik Vanrusselt
1 09/07/2017 03:10PM
Last Post by Vik Vanrusselt

Ilmenite or ferberite? Attachments

by Norman King
7 09/04/2017 11:25PM
Last Post by Norman King

Tetragonal o Isometric? Attachments

by Juan Ángel Tort Figueroa
4 09/02/2017 04:27AM
Last Post by Juan Ángel Tort Figueroa

Berthierite? Attachments

by Juan Ángel Tort Figueroa
7 09/01/2017 05:40PM
Last Post by Juan Ángel Tort Figueroa

Vanadinite Attachments

by Mike Ash
9 09/01/2017 03:57PM
Last Post by Mike Ash



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