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  Topic: Cinnabar in Calcite
Druid

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Nov 03, 2008 00:59   Subject: Cinnabar in Calcite
hi Folks

i got a new specimin this week end. Cinnabar in Calcite. the interesting thing is that it comes from N'Chwaning II Mine in the Kalahari Manganeese Fields South Africa.

Apparently this ...
  Topic: Freeware: Mineral Database
Druid

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Oct 29, 2008 00:41   Subject: Re: Freeware: Mineral Database
will do. I have let the club secretery know and she will be publishing the link in our Dec newsleter.
  Topic: Freeware: Mineral Database
Druid

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Views: 136015

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Oct 28, 2008 07:03   Subject: Re: Freeware: Mineral Database
cool thank you very much
  Topic: Freeware: Mineral Database
Druid

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Oct 28, 2008 06:09   Subject: Re: Freeware: Mineral Database
this is briliant. i have been looking for something like this for ages. it is going to make my life so much easier. thank you very much for this.

if you dont mind i will tell the folks at the club ...
  Topic: Sensitive minerals
Druid

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PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Oct 27, 2008 00:39   Subject: Re: Sensitive minerals
Thank you for the correction there folks. that is one of the reasons i am here. to learn :)
  Topic: Sensitive minerals
Druid

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PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Oct 26, 2008 02:51   Subject: Re: Sensitive minerals
Another reason that cinnabar should be kept in a box is due to the fact that it is a mercury based mineral and in hot weather mercury vapors can be released. i have been told to keap mine in a sealed ...
  Topic: Cleaning Quartz
Druid

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PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Oct 24, 2008 07:40   Subject: Re: Cleaning Quartz
You make a very good point Alfredo. One of our club members recently tried to clean some amethyst geodes of what he thought was a calcite build up. After nearly a month in hydrochloric acid the white ...
  Topic: Cleaning Quartz
Druid

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PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Oct 24, 2008 05:04   Subject: Re: Cleaning Quartz
We have a similar problem with Quartz from the Orange River area on the South African border. A warm solution of oxalic acid left for about a week normally helps. With tougher stains an ultrasonic cle ...
  Topic: Chinese cinnabar
Druid

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Oct 24, 2008 04:59   Subject: Re: Chinese cinnabar
i my self have a lovely specimen of Chinese Cinnabar. the one thing i have noticed with the Chinese crystals is that they are ofton very well formed with a lovely red colour and a realy cool metalic s ...
 
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