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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

A Type Of Agate?? Attachments

by Mineral Mindz
10 12/18/2018 08:43PM
Last Post by Mineral Mindz

Unknown Specimen from Bancroft, Ontario Area Attachments

by Frank Festa
1 12/18/2018 08:02PM
Last Post by Frank Festa

Fluorite in Rhyolite Porphyry? Attachments

by fuss
31 12/18/2018 07:28PM
Last Post by Larry Maltby

Where is that from? Quartz var. Chalcedony Attachments

by Alix Julien
4 12/18/2018 07:23PM
Last Post by Wayne Corwin

Where did this Calcite with inclusions come from? Attachments

by Alix Julien
10 12/18/2018 07:11PM
Last Post by Alix Julien

Chalcedony replacing Dinosaur Bone location question Attachments

by Rolf Luetcke
1 12/18/2018 04:28PM
Last Post by Rolf Luetcke

Need a little help Attachments

by Frank Festa
18 12/18/2018 04:02PM
Last Post by Frank Festa

Dark green Sterling Hill mineral Attachments

by Doug Gardner
7 12/18/2018 02:29AM
Last Post by Doug Gardner

Tumbled Serpentine variety? Olivine? Pls&Thx Attachments

by Becky Elizabeth
12 12/17/2018 10:44PM
Last Post by A. Mathauser

Unknown pinkish mineral from Roxby Downs. Attachments

by Costas Constantinides
9 12/17/2018 05:02AM
Last Post by Keith Compton

Unknown minerals on Willemite from Sterling Hill Attachments

by Robert Darabos
9 12/15/2018 09:22PM
Last Post by Jeff Weissman

Olivine-magnetite from unknown Washington locality Attachments

by Howard Heitner
12 12/15/2018 06:19PM
Last Post by Gary Weinstein

1890 Minerals from Jeweler labled "Carbon" but they shine like Diamonds Attachments

by robert burns
21 12/15/2018 06:09PM
Last Post by Gary Weinstein

"Silver" from China Attachments

by Reiner Mielke
9 12/15/2018 05:13PM
Last Post by Donald B Peck

Microscopic examination of the mineral suggests? Attachments

by Gospel In
4 12/15/2018 10:55AM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

So I’ve read that blue quartz does not exist in nature that it’s colored by something else... Attachments

by Tina Williams
17 12/14/2018 08:26PM
Last Post by Mark Heintzelman

Smoky Quartzsite with Inclusions? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
5 12/14/2018 06:24PM
Last Post by Donald B Peck

Sericite on Kona Dolomite? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
9 12/14/2018 03:41PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Could this be platinum. Attachments

by Noah Yuen
42 12/14/2018 09:07AM
Last Post by Gregg Little

Please help!!!! Take a look at this thing Attachments

by Noah Yuen
12 12/13/2018 03:16PM
Last Post by Kevin Conroy

Locality for Bolivian Fluorite? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
4 12/13/2018 10:00AM
Last Post by Erik Vercammen

Enargite and gold, Chile. John Borner collection. Attachments

by Greg Dainty
7 12/13/2018 06:43AM
Last Post by Kyle Beucke
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This is one heavy weird stone any help?? Attachments

by Noah Yuen
  This topic has been moved.

Mineral on Lithiophilite from Emmons Pegmatite Attachments

by Robert Darabos
1 12/12/2018 08:30PM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

What is this yellow heavy thing??? Attachments

by Noah Yuen
9 12/12/2018 06:47PM
Last Post by Kevin Conroy

Any info on this?? Attachments

by Noah Yuen
7 12/12/2018 08:54AM
Last Post by Noah Yuen

Is this a fossil? Attachments

by Caleb Crotinger
10 12/10/2018 11:47PM
Last Post by Norman King

New England Experts Please Help! Attachments

by Dana Slaughter
8 12/10/2018 07:08PM
Last Post by Frank K. Mazdab

Quartz - Expand my knowledge Attachments

by Joy Horn
7 12/10/2018 07:04PM
Last Post by Michael Sommers

Black Fuzzy Mineral - Pyrolusite? Locality? Attachments

by Ian Whitlock
19 12/10/2018 05:04AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Found this rock and request help identifying it Attachments

by Beatrisa A Muscat
6 12/10/2018 02:55AM
Last Post by Kevin Conroy

Help Please 1 Attachments

by Frank Festa
10 12/09/2018 05:43PM
Last Post by Frank Festa

Help Please 2 Attachments

by Frank Festa
14 12/09/2018 05:39PM
Last Post by Frank Festa

Russian nenadkevichite - locality? Attachments

by OT. Ljøstad
2 12/09/2018 05:03PM
Last Post by Pavel Kartashov

Goethite or Hematite Psm Magnetite? 4.4 SG but red streak Attachments

by Steven Renaud
4 12/09/2018 09:13AM
Last Post by Steven Renaud

Spar or simply Calcite? Attachments

by Clark James
19 12/09/2018 07:32AM
Last Post by V. Stingl

Black Granite? Gabbro? etc? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
7 12/08/2018 05:40PM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Can anyone tell me what this is Attachments

by Noah Yuen
12 12/08/2018 12:12AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Unknown alteration from Kipawa,Quebec Attachments

by Reiner Mielke
18 12/07/2018 08:09PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Green unkown (chlorite?) Attachments

by Kyle Beucke
4 12/05/2018 10:37PM
Last Post by Gregg Little

Emerald Attachments

by Metin Uysal
10 12/05/2018 09:31AM
Last Post by Metin Uysal

Associates of kidwellite Attachments

by Hiro Inukai
10 12/04/2018 07:45PM
Last Post by Hiro Inukai

Hi pinkish or redish mineral it can be Danger? Attachments

by baser zey
5 12/04/2018 12:56AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

What is the name for milky quartz formation? Attachments

by Becky Elizabeth
28 12/03/2018 02:25AM
Last Post by Gregg Little

Stromatolite? Attachments

by Craig Howard
8 12/02/2018 07:46AM
Last Post by Ralph Bottrill

Oooo. Rainbow colors? Gold? Attachments

by Tina Williams
8 12/02/2018 12:22AM
Last Post by Tina Williams

ID Help 2 Attachments

by Frank Festa
4 12/01/2018 10:32PM
Last Post by Frank Festa

ID Help Attachments

by Frank Festa
2 11/30/2018 10:22PM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Green Erythrite

by Reiner Mielke
7 11/30/2018 03:45PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke


by ahmet sedat
12 11/30/2018 04:37AM
Last Post by ahmet sedat

Pseudomorph (?) from Morocco Attachments

by Steve Hardinger
6 11/29/2018 11:22PM
Last Post by Tomasz Praszkier

Chihuahua Mexico Dalmation Stone Question Attachments

by Robert Darabos
2 11/29/2018 08:11PM
Last Post by Frank K. Mazdab

Rhode Island Agate & other beach finds Attachments

by Liz Galley
16 11/29/2018 04:44AM
Last Post by Gregg Little

Calcite Crystals?

by Trina Ireland
11 11/29/2018 01:27AM
Last Post by Gregg Little

Tilasite from Langban, Sweden? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
1 11/28/2018 01:38AM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Any ideas on this crystal chunk: quartz, chalcedony? Attachments

by Becky Elizabeth
15 11/27/2018 04:00AM
Last Post by Becky Elizabeth

Attention South Africans Attachments

by Ben Grguric
8 11/26/2018 11:08PM
Last Post by Ben Grguric

Micro Minerals in Calcite from Langban Attachments

by Robert Darabos
6 11/26/2018 07:53PM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Any help in identifying these item would be greatly appreciated Attachments

by Jody H Cobos
6 11/24/2018 07:09PM
Last Post by Becky Elizabeth

Garnet? Ruby? If Only it were true... tiny red crystal... Attachments

by Tina Williams
11 11/24/2018 06:12PM
Last Post by Tina Williams

How to know the difference between quartz trigons and diamond trigons Attachments

by Gospel In
21 11/23/2018 08:43PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis

Possible Eclarite Discovery Attachments

by Forest Clark
15 11/23/2018 03:53PM
Last Post by Peter Andresen

bent chalcedony stalactites - locality? Attachments

by Alex Homenuke
6 11/23/2018 08:33AM
Last Post by Russ Rizzo

Fossil Attachments

by Todd T Freund
12 11/23/2018 03:09AM
Last Post by Bob Harman

Rat Tail (Pack Rat) Claim mineral

by Chris DeGrave
2 11/22/2018 06:05PM
Last Post by Rolf Luetcke

Hi everyone! Here’s another oddity (to me) I found in Flag Pond Tennesse Attachments

by Tina Williams
12 11/22/2018 05:21PM
Last Post by Tina Williams

Aquamarine with ? Attachments

by Noah Lunster
12 11/21/2018 03:11PM
Last Post by Harold Moritz

Please help Attachments

by Todd T Freund
12 11/21/2018 02:46AM
Last Post by Todd T Freund

Fungus on chalcopyrite? Attachments

by Brent Thorne
7 11/20/2018 01:44PM
Last Post by Christian Auer

Is it Antozonite? Attachments

by Eliza Ann Cua
3 11/20/2018 01:07PM
Last Post by Eliza Ann Cua

Transparent cube in manifestation quartz? Attachments

by Cheaocharn Diloktaradol
10 11/20/2018 02:10AM
Last Post by Amir C. Akhavan

Unknown on smoky quartz Attachments

by todd Van Duren
26 11/20/2018 12:58AM
Last Post by Russ Rizzo

Mysterious Lake Erie Glacier rocks? Attachments

by Chris Campbell
7 11/19/2018 06:46PM
Last Post by Chris Campbell

strontianite vs. strontian Calcite

by Greg Simmons
14 11/18/2018 04:24AM
Last Post by John Attard


by Mark Casto
6 11/17/2018 08:25PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Help please Attachments

by Logan Miller
17 11/17/2018 08:00PM
Last Post by Frank K. Mazdab

Head scratcher Attachments

by Logan Miller
10 11/16/2018 10:10PM
Last Post by Pavel Kartashov

Goethite? Botryoidal earthy mass from England Attachments

by Nathan S. Ellis
3 11/15/2018 01:36PM
Last Post by Nathan S. Ellis

Opaline-like Spinel Crystals - Vietnam Attachments

by Aymeric Longi
5 11/14/2018 04:13PM
Last Post by Kevin Hean

mineral identification Attachments

by Metin Uysal
4 11/14/2018 04:55AM
Last Post by Zed Lindberg

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