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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

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

Distinction of Aegirine and Arfvedsonite Attachments

by Uwe Ludwig
1 10/23/2018 09:01PM
Last Post by Uwe Ludwig

Unknown synthetic faceting rough - borazon? Attachments

by Nick Gilly
1 10/23/2018 08:09PM
Last Post by Nick Gilly

Emerald Attachments

by Metin Uysal
4 10/23/2018 11:15AM
Last Post by Metin Uysal

Rhodonite or Rhodochrosite? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
12 10/23/2018 02:15AM
Last Post by Kevin Conroy

Dalnegorsk axinite

by Thomas Yancey
13 10/23/2018 01:56AM
Last Post by Thomas Yancey

Micro Minerals in Calcite from Langban Attachments

by Robert Darabos
4 10/23/2018 01:47AM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Romanian Gold Attachments

by Christian Auer
2 10/22/2018 10:39PM
Last Post by Emil Box

What is This? Attachments

by Steven Dittman
8 10/22/2018 08:53PM
Last Post by Steven Dittman

Gahnite on Anthophyllite? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
2 10/22/2018 08:06PM
Last Post by A. Mathauser

alteration product on chalcopyrite Attachments

by todd Van Duren
2 10/22/2018 06:38PM
Last Post by Don Saathoff

Inclusions in Pyrite from Unknown Locality Attachments

by Robert Darabos
2 10/22/2018 03:02PM
Last Post by Noah Lunster

Diaboleite China

by Tom Henderson
5 10/22/2018 04:25AM
Last Post by Tom Henderson

Additional photos and information Attachments

by Metin Uysal
4 10/22/2018 02:25AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Can Someone ID This Mineral For Me.

by Jennifer Stanley Welsh
39 10/21/2018 10:19PM
Last Post by Jennifer Stanley Welsh

Silver Coin Mine Mineral id query Attachments

by Trevor Boyd
8 10/21/2018 09:11PM
Last Post by Trevor Boyd

Where can I get sapphires analysed for provenance?

by Nick Gilly
49 10/21/2018 04:16PM
Last Post by Nick Gilly

location, location, location Attachments

by Don Saathoff
4 10/21/2018 12:58AM
Last Post by A. Mathauser

Unknown fibrous / acicular mineral Attachments

by Craig Howard
12 10/20/2018 07:45AM
Last Post by Craig Howard

Yooperlite Syenite verse Granodiorite? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
3 10/20/2018 03:23AM
Last Post by Frank K. Mazdab

Minerals accompanying garnet

by George Litch
2 10/20/2018 02:40AM
Last Post by Kevin Conroy

Identify this crystal please! Attachments

by Gospel In
36 10/19/2018 05:59PM
Last Post by Gospel In

Can somebody help me? Attachments

by Ary LeBlond
9 10/19/2018 05:06PM
Last Post by José Zendrera

Interesting Agate with second mineral, help please. Attachments

by Greg Dainty
3 10/18/2018 01:01AM
Last Post by Greg Dainty

Mineral crust ID Attachments

by James Cheshire
6 10/17/2018 04:02AM
Last Post by jorge lu

Unknown Micro from Mt Vesuvius Attachments

by Mathieu Butler
4 10/15/2018 08:44PM
Last Post by Mathieu Butler

pyrite in quartz - Goldmeyer Hot Springs, WA

by Johannes Swarts (2)
5 10/15/2018 08:38PM
Last Post by Douglas Schonewald

metallic, dendritic unknown from Sweet Home Mine, CO Attachments

by todd Van Duren
2 10/15/2018 07:38PM
Last Post by Kevin Conroy

Bournonite, Tetrahedrite or other? Attachments

by todd Van Duren
6 10/15/2018 06:56PM
Last Post by todd Van Duren

Smithsonite from Guatemala? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
11 10/14/2018 01:06AM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Calcite or Apophyllite, Reeds Gap Q, CT Attachments

by Mathieu Butler
7 10/13/2018 01:16PM
Last Post by Harold Moritz

Microline in Basalt from St. Louis Mine, Michigan? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
8 10/13/2018 03:59AM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

Can Someone Please Help Me With This Specimen? Attachments

by Jennifer Stanley Welsh
13 10/12/2018 12:37PM
Last Post by Dale Foster

Is this a real gemstone and if so, what is it? Attachments

by bluelotus777
7 10/11/2018 11:51PM
Last Post by Zed Lindberg

What fossil is this? Attachments

by Scott DeLano
7 10/11/2018 10:19PM
Last Post by Scott DeLano

Russian locality

by Reiner Mielke
11 10/11/2018 12:24PM
Last Post by Pavel Kartashov

Request list of resources to help identify specimen. Attachments

by Sobitthen
5 10/11/2018 05:02AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Possible fossil wood discovery Attachments

by David Weir
5 10/11/2018 04:36AM
Last Post by David Weir

diopside in cerrasite Attachments

by Alan Thurbon
15 10/10/2018 12:19PM
Last Post by Alan Thurbon

Locality Italy ? Attachments

by Torben Kjeldgård
4 10/10/2018 10:18AM
Last Post by Antonio Borrelli

Peru puzzler Attachments

by Stephen Turner
1 10/10/2018 06:17AM
Last Post by Stephen Turner

Identify Please Attachments

by Adil Irfan
5 10/10/2018 12:32AM
Last Post by Ian Nicastro

"Frosted" Quartz Attachments

by Kristi Hugs
17 10/10/2018 12:25AM
Last Post by Ian Nicastro

honey colored crystals w/black cylinder crystals on Emerald? Attachments

by Tina Williams
3 10/07/2018 09:43PM
Last Post by Tina Williams

Need help identifying a stone Attachments

by Jacqueline Paz
7 10/07/2018 05:32PM
Last Post by Ed Clopton

Angel feather quartz. Attachments

by Ciprian Chebeleu
3 10/07/2018 10:16AM
Last Post by Ciprian Chebeleu

Harding Mine, NM - Unknown fluorescent mineral Attachments

by todd Van Duren
17 10/07/2018 12:53AM
Last Post by Harold Moritz

Magnetite? from Franklin? NJ Attachments

by todd Van Duren
5 10/07/2018 12:41AM
Last Post by Harold Moritz

Calcite on Quartz in Limestone Michigan Locality? Attachments

by Robert Darabos
4 10/05/2018 07:22PM
Last Post by Robert Darabos

San Francisco

by Noah Lunster
9 10/05/2018 07:03PM
Last Post by Noah Lunster

Care to guess? Help ID Attachments

by jennifer cindrich
20 10/05/2018 01:59PM
Last Post by jennifer cindrich

Sodalite v Hackmanite v Lapis?! It fluoresces! Attachments

by Becky Elizabeth
11 10/04/2018 06:39PM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Saphir Attachments

by Noah Lunster
7 10/04/2018 03:32PM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

Blue quartz? Found in Unicoi county Tennessee Attachments

by Tina Williams
37 10/04/2018 11:50AM
Last Post by Tina Williams

locality question for a large apatite Attachments

by Christof Schäfer
1 10/03/2018 08:06AM
Last Post by Christof Schäfer

Just wanted to share this beauty! Attachments

by ryan christensen
6 10/02/2018 11:41PM
Last Post by Aaron Verrill

a locality question on Yerington copper Attachments

by Don Windeler
5 10/01/2018 03:47AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Mint green chrysoberyl/alexandrite from Brazil? Attachments

by Nick Gilly
4 09/30/2018 06:35PM
Last Post by Nick Gilly

Mystery mineral on baryte and pyromorphite Attachments

by Niels Brouwer
4 09/29/2018 09:52PM
Last Post by Niels Brouwer

Marquette County Unknown Mineral Attachments

by Robert Darabos
5 09/29/2018 02:15AM
Last Post by Paul Brandes

Blue mineral on Microcline Attachments

by Jobadiah G
33 09/28/2018 02:25AM
Last Post by Jobadiah G

Yellow-ish crystals with Amazonite from Chilas, Pakistan Attachments

by Aymeric Longi
16 09/27/2018 12:32PM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

Unknown Cornish Mineral Attachments

by Nathan S. Ellis
5 09/26/2018 10:26PM
Last Post by Nathan S. Ellis

"Blue Brucite" from Balochistan?? Attachments

by Aymeric Longi
10 09/26/2018 09:22PM
Last Post by Aymeric Longi

Unknown Mineral from Tintagel, Cornwall Attachments

by David Baldwin
9 09/26/2018 04:04PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

mystery crystal skeleton Attachments

by jennifer cindrich
7 09/26/2018 12:36AM
Last Post by jennifer cindrich

Unknown mineral(s) from Iceland Attachments

by Clark James
4 09/26/2018 12:08AM
Last Post by Clark James

Is there any coral in these beads? Attachments

by Carol Daniels
2 09/25/2018 11:26PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis

Is this Franklin, NJ prehnite? Attachments

by Harold Moritz
3 09/25/2018 02:09PM
Last Post by Harold Moritz

Unknown on smoky quartz Attachments

by todd Van Duren
25 09/25/2018 09:48AM
Last Post by Russ Rizzo

Afghani Chrome Tremolite? Attachments

by Aymeric Longi
20 09/24/2018 07:52PM
Last Post by Frank K. Mazdab

Drift Mine???, Nevada, USA; native gold specimen Attachments

by Michael C. Michayluk
10 09/24/2018 04:22PM
Last Post by Michael C. Michayluk

Blue spinel with graphite from Afghanistan, but where?

by Nick Gilly
15 09/24/2018 02:22PM
Last Post by Aymeric Longi

Garnet locality, Sweden Attachments

by Duncan Miller
7 09/24/2018 08:31AM
Last Post by Knut Eldjarn

unknown AZ locality - copper in gypsum...

by Johannes Swarts (2)
5 09/24/2018 12:57AM
Last Post by Johannes Swarts (2)

occurrence on Calcite Attachments

by Aura Shop
10 09/22/2018 04:34PM
Last Post by Peter Nancarrow

confusing locality on old Portugese specimen Attachments

by Timothy Greenland
7 09/22/2018 09:06AM
Last Post by Timothy Greenland

Yosemite Mineral Attachments

by Antonio Nazario
4 09/22/2018 06:11AM
Last Post by Nicholas J. Rose

Hi All- Anyone have advice for rough iolite gold question Attachments

by Becky Elizabeth
8 09/22/2018 04:02AM
Last Post by Frank K. Mazdab

EMERALD Jade/ite, green quartz, LS agate, or??? Attachments

by James Durfee
9 09/22/2018 03:16AM
Last Post by Wayne Corwin

Another unknown from Kipawa Attachments

by Reiner Mielke
8 09/22/2018 12:11AM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

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