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Registered member, joined prior to 15th Oct 2005
Member of the Management Group

Tony Nikischer has uploaded:
92 Mineral Photos
1 Locality Photo
20 Other Photos

Tony Nikischer has published 21 articles on
Tony Nikischer is:

President of Excalibur Mineral Corporation, dealers in rare minerals for researchers, museums and private collectors;

Chairman of the Board and founder of The Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, an IRS-approved 501(c)3 tax exempt foundation dedicated to descriptive mineralogy, mineral preservation and education. The Institute is the parent organization of, its primary outreach vehicle.

Publisher of the monthly magazine "Mineral News". Articles on this home page were originally published in that periodical;

Director (retired), Friends of Mineralogy;

Recipient of the 2011 Charles A. Salotti Earth Science Education Award

Mineral namee for the ugly green mineral Nikischerite.

Messaging Statistics

Total messages posted:347
New threads started:43
First message posted:24th Oct 2006
Latest message posted:17th Oct 2019

My Latest Discussions and Replies

4wKinoitePosted by Jolyon Ralph. 9 replies in Minerals.5wData on composition of siderite from different localitiesPosted by Ivan Novoselov. 6 replies in General.5wNew York City Hierarchy and DisplaysPosted by Kelly Nash. 26 replies in Improving For FunPosted by Rolf Luetcke. 178 replies in General.6wWhat are the minerals to be buying nowadays?Posted by Owen Tolley. 31 replies in General.8wPseudomorphsPosted by Rolf Luetcke. 470 replies in General.8wYour favorite "one time find" minerals/locationsPosted by Kevin Conroy. 46 replies in General.Jul 2019Nagelschmidtite - Hatrurim Formation, Negev, IsraelPosted by Frank K. Mazdab. 2 replies in Photos.Jul 2019Collecting in Virginia (U.S.)Posted by Matthew Droppleman. 2 replies in Field Collecting.May 2019Dolomite variety teruelitePosted by Erin Delventhal. 39 replies in Education.Apr 2019Are fakes invading mineral collecting?Posted by Prodromos Nikolaidis. 17 replies in General.Mar 2019Nickel-StrunzPosted by Kevin Kenyon. 9 replies in General.Mar 2019New "Mineral" AuralitePosted by Robert Simonoff. 42 replies in Fakes & Frauds.Mar 2019Help us raise money for mindat!Posted by Jolyon Ralph. 52 replies in General.Feb 2019Where to get specimens valuedPosted by Eric He. 6 replies in General.Feb 2019How Not to Disperse a CollectionPosted by Tony Nikischer to an article.Jan 2019Typo mineral name? lemanite = lehmannitePosted by Tony Nikischer. 17 replies in Improving 2018Mindat articles - can we get them restored to prominence?Posted by Roy Starkey. 48 replies in General.Oct 2018Lengenbach: same image used for two different speciesPosted by Tony Nikischer. One reply in Improving 2018Mannardite -Posted by Tony Nikischer. 2 replies in Improving

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