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Quartz Point with secondary crystal ? Attachments

by Patrick Carey
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Brand new to rocks and minerals Attachments

by Erin Orchard
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Learning Opportunities in Public Parks

by Michael Cox
1 05/02/2018 03:33AM
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Trondhjemite

by Erich Berger
4 04/30/2018 07:43PM
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Can anyone help identify this geode? Attachments

by Becky Elizabeth
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Sio and AR Wavellite Attachments

by Everett Harrington
8 04/28/2018 09:59PM
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Call for Papers: Minerals of the Metallic Ore Deposits of the American Southwest

by Erin Delventhal
1 04/28/2018 08:16PM
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Hematite on Malachite Attachments

by Dennis Curtis
2 04/19/2018 10:31PM
Last Post by Gregg Little

Strange Malachite formation Attachments

by Dennis Curtis
6 04/19/2018 09:05PM
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Kernite & colemanite question

by Lisa
5 04/16/2018 03:39AM
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Arkansas quartz

by Cody Lutz
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2 questions about the operation of gems

by Marc Van Tricht
9 04/15/2018 08:23PM
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Chrysocolla in Chalcedony Enhancement

by mario tapilouw
15 04/13/2018 08:41AM
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Matrix Crack Repair

by Aaron Verrill
10 04/11/2018 03:31PM
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Southern Arizona quartz localities

by Taylor Ortiz
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Benitoite question

by Jason Evans
6 04/04/2018 02:49PM
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Request for help

by Keith Turner
5 03/29/2018 03:24PM
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vaesite, sticks or not?

by Giuliano Bettini
6 03/28/2018 11:21PM
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Greetings!

by Aaron Verrill
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Inclusions of chalcopyrite in calcite Attachments

by jennifer cindrich
8 03/15/2018 12:36AM
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New to the world of minerals

by Vma Buck
15 03/02/2018 03:40AM
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Emerald colored rock from India Attachments

by Ashley Wolf
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New England Mineral Association Annual Conference May 11-13, 2018 Attachments

by Jeffrey Morrison
1 02/25/2018 05:29PM
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Malachite and azurite

by Vma Buck
4 02/25/2018 10:46AM
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New locale for Star Garnet discovered!?!? EDIT: NOPE! Attachments

by GarnetAhoy
3 02/25/2018 09:15AM
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Slope mining question

by Matt Courville
13 02/23/2018 02:19PM
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Fluorite?

by Vma Buck
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Gemmy&Transparency what do they mean?

by Reiner Mielke
13 02/19/2018 03:29PM
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Prairie tanzanite?

by Jason Evans
16 02/09/2018 05:48AM
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crystal systems: nomenclature and conventions

by Daniel Atencio
7 01/30/2018 12:59AM
Last Post by Johan Kjellman

Could someone please add these mines Attachments

by Frank Karasti
5 01/29/2018 07:55PM
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K-feldspar as crystal nucleus for ice in clouds

by Martin Rich
6 01/27/2018 03:20PM
Last Post by David Von Bargen

Mineral names based on chemistry of mineral

by Jason Evans
28 01/26/2018 11:29AM
Last Post by Erik Vercammen

Pyrite in Citrine Attachments

by Ashley Wolf
8 01/17/2018 06:36PM
Last Post by Wayne Corwin

Adularia growing inside smokey quartz!?

by Theodore Hansen Theo
5 01/08/2018 02:23PM
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Midwest carbonates, both common and very rare.

by Bob Harman
12 01/06/2018 03:55PM
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Enhydros in large amethyst cluster? Attachments

by Theodore Hansen Theo
4 01/02/2018 04:54AM
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Charoite Pietersite

by Dennis Curtis
7 12/31/2017 01:46PM
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Beryl, a glucinum-aluminum silicate?

by Ed Clopton
13 12/30/2017 05:12PM
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dirty diamond identification

by JASTRO jerry WINKLE
2 12/30/2017 12:54PM
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Specimen Degradation Attachments

by Edward Bayley
6 12/20/2017 12:31AM
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Swedish mineral name challenge

by Van King
9 12/18/2017 10:07PM
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Bytownite - industrial uses?

by Duncan Hill
7 12/12/2017 05:11PM
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Technical terminology of surface modifications to crystals

by Edward Bayley
8 12/09/2017 03:00PM
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Boulder opal? Attachments

by brittany messer
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Lodestone locales?

by jennifer cindrich
18 12/03/2017 02:43PM
Last Post by Ed Clopton

Erythrite on grey metallic matrix from Bou Azer

by John Sobolewski
7 12/02/2017 10:21PM
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What is the most common mineral on Earth?

by Bob Harman
9 12/02/2017 09:44PM
Last Post by Ralph Bottrill

Star Quartz/s?

by Theodore Hansen Theo
9 12/02/2017 09:34PM
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Finding An Old Prospect Site

by Ryan Klockner
2 12/02/2017 12:49AM
Last Post by Stuart Herring

Irradiation ? Attachments

by Luc Boulad
11 11/30/2017 05:43PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis

Iron sulphide nodules Attachments

by Jason Evans
16 11/29/2017 04:00PM
Last Post by Reiner Mielke

Your opinion about Austrian "geomaterials"

by Franz Bernhard
17 11/19/2017 12:59PM
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specific gravity/ hardness question for mineral

by Matt Courville
12 11/13/2017 12:05PM
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Fake azurite? Attachments

by Ashley Wolf
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POTD: November 10, 2017

by Norman King
1 11/10/2017 02:54AM
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Best way to extract/generally clean up pyrite? Attachments

by Greg Hill
3 11/08/2017 03:45PM
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Mass vs Weight

by Owen Lewis
40 11/03/2017 03:25AM
Last Post by Doug Daniels

Crystal system of autunite group minerals

by Noah Horwitz
6 11/02/2017 02:05PM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

Another interesting and difficult concept.

by Bob Harman
12 10/28/2017 03:58PM
Last Post by Norman King

POTD: calcite twin: additional photo ?

by Herwig Pelckmans
1 10/19/2017 12:23PM
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Asbestos, Galena and Cinnabar in my collection.

by Andrei M.
45 10/19/2017 06:09AM
Last Post by Crystal Pringle

Kabamba Jasper from Tsiroanomandidy Madagascar

by Stone Mania
2 10/18/2017 12:55PM
Last Post by Knut Edvard Larsen

What mineral has the most elements?

by Jason Evans
17 10/17/2017 09:22PM
Last Post by László Horváth

Geological Society of America Annual Conference

by Paul Brandes
5 10/15/2017 01:46AM
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What defines a "Dana locality"?

by Ed Clopton
17 10/14/2017 03:02PM
Last Post by Harold Moritz

POTD: Cinnabar crystal shape

by Herwig Pelckmans
8 10/12/2017 02:59PM
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obtaining Miller indices from d-values?

by Herwig Pelckmans
10 10/11/2017 06:00AM
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What kind of rock is this? Attachments

by Kundi Lamo
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Bumble Bee "Jasper" Attachments

by Kristi Hugs
23 09/28/2017 04:37PM
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Selenite Gypsum VS Satin Spar Gypsum

by Dawn Markus
14 09/21/2017 09:49AM
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Value of Geodes Attachments

by Wendy Christopher
7 09/21/2017 01:29AM
Last Post by Kevin Conroy

World's most powerful X-ray laser goes on-line.

by Owen Lewis
2 09/15/2017 06:58PM
Last Post by Emily John

Growing selenite crystals

by Jack Brooks
11 09/01/2017 08:32AM
Last Post by Uwe Kolitsch

How can 2 different crystals with identical symmetry have different forms?

by Ben S
3 08/30/2017 02:30PM
Last Post by Dana Morong

Possibly interested in studying minerology? Dont know where to start!

by Silas Gantt
15 08/30/2017 09:59AM
Last Post by Riccardo Modanesi

What would cause lustre variation amongst quartz clusters?

by Christina Dimos
3 08/29/2017 05:01PM
Last Post by Rob Woodside

link to rough gemstones

by Scott Wilson Mr.
7 08/22/2017 10:49PM
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Karpathos island

by Petr Fuchs
4 08/22/2017 01:46PM
Last Post by Owen Lewis
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Atacamite without origin. Attachments

by Luc Boulad
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