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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

Basalt found at Sterling Hill Mine... original location? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
6 08/19/2018 08:09AM
Last Post by Stuart Herring

Lavender tremolite (hexagonite) from Canaan, Connecticut? Attachments

by Ed Clopton
16 08/18/2018 09:36PM
Last Post by Stuart Herring

Zinnwaldite with Pyknite Topaz? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
7 08/18/2018 09:10PM
Last Post by Uwe Ludwig

ID help please Attachments

by Chris Kewley
7 08/18/2018 01:17PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Specular Hematite in White Mineral, Champion Mine, Michigan Attachments

by Robert Darabos
11 08/18/2018 01:21AM
Last Post by Travis Olds

Dioptase locality help Attachments

by Arcogys
9 08/17/2018 11:12PM
Last Post by Arcogys

silicified mudstone? Attachments

by Daniel Bennett
49 08/17/2018 05:34PM
Last Post by Daniel Bennett

Topaz or goshenite? Attachments

by Theodore Hansen Theo
13 08/17/2018 04:04PM
Last Post by Donald B Peck

Aris Quarries Material Attachments

by Robert Darabos
5 08/16/2018 06:12AM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Clover creek Idaho mineral ID help! Attachments

by Levi Forshee
15 08/16/2018 12:57AM
Last Post by Levi Forshee

ID help needed... Virginia trap rock micro Attachments

by Sam Linton
3 08/15/2018 11:28PM
Last Post by Russ Rizzo

Bornite coated pyrite Milpillas Mine Attachments

by Ben Grguric
25 08/15/2018 03:30PM
Last Post by W. Richard Gunter

Goshenite or clear topaz?

by Theodore Hansen Theo
15 08/14/2018 08:33PM
Last Post by Scott Rider

Where can I get sapphires analysed for provenance?

by Nick Gilly
27 08/13/2018 05:05PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis

Is this obsidian? Attachments

by Lou Griffin
5 08/12/2018 06:16PM
Last Post by Alfredo Petrov

Black kyanite (?) Attachments

by Rui Nunes
6 08/12/2018 11:55AM
Last Post by Doug Gardner

Can't identify from Passaic Pit, Sterling Hill, New Jersey Attachments

by Doug Gardner
8 08/12/2018 11:31AM
Last Post by Doug Gardner

A wierd slag(?) Attachments

by Sky Sanchez
4 08/11/2018 01:34AM
Last Post by Wayne Corwin

Unknow Bonenburg Germany Attachments

by André Heyninck
3 08/09/2018 06:35PM
Last Post by V. Stingl

Micro Specimen Identification Attachments

by Edward R. Tindell
8 08/09/2018 04:46AM
Last Post by Edward R. Tindell

Bytownite? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
18 08/07/2018 07:36PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis

Unknown from Mitsukoshi mine, Japan Attachments

by Brent Thorne
3 08/07/2018 05:12PM
Last Post by Brent Thorne

Altered galena, possibly cerussite Attachments

by Howard Heitner
7 08/07/2018 12:28AM
Last Post by Howard Heitner

Is This Opaque Crystal Hematite, Geothite, Something Else? Attachments

by Rocky Mineralowicz
6 08/06/2018 09:10PM
Last Post by Ian Nicastro

label identification Attachments

by Greg Simmons
17 08/06/2018 06:48PM
Last Post by Greg Simmons

Gypsum from Crystal Cliffs, Nova Scotia Attachments

by Howard Heitner
7 08/06/2018 03:09PM
Last Post by Howard Heitner

Native Silver From China (?) Attachments

by Scott Elkind
5 08/06/2018 05:17AM
Last Post by Scott Elkind

Tsumeb copper minerals Attachments

by Howard Heitner
1 08/05/2018 10:15PM
Last Post by Howard Heitner

Please help with ID . Attachments

by Costas Constantinides
10 08/05/2018 02:54PM
Last Post by Ralph Bottrill

Multiple minerals associated with chrome tourmaline from Tanzania Attachments

by Aymeric Longi
25 08/04/2018 02:43PM
Last Post by Aymeric Longi

Possible Cerussite? Attachments

by Valorie Thieme
11 08/03/2018 05:49AM
Last Post by Valorie Thieme

Looks like a huge Tiger Eye, but its not??? Attachments

by Jenny Tibbetts
12 08/03/2018 02:50AM
Last Post by Keith Wood

German mineral expert

by ryan christensen
2 08/02/2018 05:00PM
Last Post by Peter Slootweg

amphibole? Attachments

by jennifer cindrich
6 08/02/2018 02:14PM
Last Post by Louis Zulli

Mexico mineral id Attachments

by Dave Owen
2 08/01/2018 10:58PM
Last Post by Kevin Conroy

Blue mineral on Microcline Attachments

by Jobadiah Giles
25 07/31/2018 05:36PM
Last Post by Jobadiah Giles

Where, oh, where did I go wrong?

by Jolene Buttolph
10 07/31/2018 02:48AM
Last Post by Jolene Buttolph

Cerite var. RESSINGITE - has anyone heard of this?? Attachments

by Christopher O'Neill
8 07/30/2018 11:05AM
Last Post by Kai Qu

Brochantite from Zambia Attachments

by Hans-Jürgen Haas
6 07/30/2018 04:55AM
Last Post by Keith Compton

Lead natural formation Attachments

by Brendon MacLeod
8 07/29/2018 09:31AM
Last Post by Brendon MacLeod

Orange mineral Attachments

by Thomas James (T.J) Sevik
2 07/29/2018 02:58AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Greenish mineral Attachments

by Thomas James (T.J) Sevik
9 07/29/2018 02:25AM
Last Post by Thomas James (T.J) Sevik

Unknown from Russia Attachments

by Reiner Mielke
5 07/28/2018 11:44AM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Location issue for gold in quartz slab Attachments

by KEITH A WILLIAMSON
4 07/27/2018 05:46PM
Last Post by Tom Tucker

johannsenite, Lane Co., Oregon Attachments

by Emil Box
6 07/27/2018 04:34AM
Last Post by Jolene Buttolph

italian Label - help needed Attachments

by Stefan Koch
12 07/26/2018 10:00PM
Last Post by Georg Graf

Scolesite xtal x-section

by William John Blackwood
1 07/26/2018 05:00PM
Last Post by William John Blackwood

Feldspar crystals- possible localities Attachments

by Holger Hartmaier
8 07/24/2018 03:54PM
Last Post by Holger Hartmaier

Location China? Green fluorite on quartz. Attachments

by Greg Dainty
1 07/24/2018 02:13AM
Last Post by Greg Dainty

What is this mineral.. Attachments

by baser zey
5 07/23/2018 04:03PM
Last Post by baser zey

Quartz, and maybe Hubnerite? Attachments

by Jessica Guichard (2)
3 07/23/2018 07:31AM
Last Post by Alfredo Petrov

mystery quartz from an old European collection Attachments

by Don Windeler
4 07/23/2018 05:12AM
Last Post by Kevin Conroy

Green & Blue Crystal - Could it be Kyanite? Attachments

by Aymeric Longi
11 07/20/2018 06:48PM
Last Post by Aymeric Longi

Quartz pseudo halite? Attachments

by Howard Heitner
17 07/20/2018 05:41PM
Last Post by Łukasz Kruszewski

Mineralized schist Attachments

by Sand Gravel
10 07/20/2018 12:03AM
Last Post by Sand Gravel

Galena, location? Attachments

by Greg Dainty
2 07/17/2018 11:47PM
Last Post by John Oostenryk

Looking for info on this geode Attachments

by Nick Thomas
12 07/17/2018 11:43PM
Last Post by John Oostenryk

Garnets from the Ural Mountains, USSR Attachments

by Patrick D'Elia
2 07/17/2018 09:40PM
Last Post by Pavel Kartashov

Does anyone know what I have here? Attachments

by Caleb Crotinger
26 07/17/2018 04:07PM
Last Post by Nick Thomas

Unknown mineral, Possibly baryte? Attachments

by Elliot Marner
8 07/16/2018 09:34PM
Last Post by Elliot Marner

Gold Attachments

by Christian Auer
15 07/16/2018 09:03PM
Last Post by Francis X Dzubeck

Origin of ruby by its inclusions (2nd stone) Attachments

by Antonios Karatosios
4 07/16/2018 10:17AM
Last Post by Antonios Karatosios

Blue Mystery Mineral Attachments

by Levi Cain
26 07/15/2018 04:48PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Help with agate matrix ID Attachments

by Andy Young
4 07/15/2018 02:35AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Labradorite from Greenland Attachments

by Luís Martins
3 07/14/2018 08:10PM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Nephrite in Pyroxene? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
5 07/14/2018 03:43AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Is this a mexican or moroccan agate? Attachments

by Ashley Wise
2 07/13/2018 11:53AM
Last Post by Lukáš Křesina

Chalcedony nodule in sandstone? Attachments

by Andy Young
4 07/12/2018 05:18AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Brown mineral from Norway that I cannot identify! Attachments

by Olle Bertilsson
6 07/11/2018 11:43AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Is this fluorite from the Rogerley Mine? Attachments

by Jonelle DeFelice
9 07/10/2018 08:50PM
Last Post by Jonelle DeFelice

Black/brown glassy crystalline rock (tetbury Gloucestershire)

by Christopher Annis
3 07/10/2018 04:07PM
Last Post by Thomas Lühr

Illite? Kaolinite? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
4 07/10/2018 12:45PM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Rock ID Help green boytryodial specimen Attachments

by Melissa Meaux
14 07/10/2018 04:34AM
Last Post by Melissa Meaux

Laterite? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
1 07/10/2018 01:43AM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Origin of ruby by its inclusions Attachments

by Antonios Karatosios
1 07/09/2018 03:42PM
Last Post by Antonios Karatosios

Any idea on this rough, yellow stone? Attachments

by Becky Elizabeth
8 07/08/2018 09:17PM
Last Post by Becky Elizabeth

Good Afternoon- question about a rough specimen Attachments

by Becky Elizabeth
6 07/08/2018 08:08PM
Last Post by Becky Elizabeth

Unknown Rock with Quartz, Pink and Green Crystals? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
3 07/08/2018 02:46AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Arizona mineral expert needed - Ray/Globe/Inspiration area

by ryan christensen
10 07/07/2018 01:52PM
Last Post by Rolf Luetcke

Fluorite? Attachments

by SophiaJoy MB
5 07/07/2018 02:32AM
Last Post by SophiaJoy MB



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