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May 15, 2017

Gem and Mineral Clubs

Got a Gem and mineral club? Let people know how to contact you, post events,and join your group.

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May 11, 2017

Cape Minerals

A South African supplier of minerals and gemstones, working with geologists and universities and supplying interesting content as well as super fast shipping

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Apr 21, 2017


These are specimens found in SW Colorado. One has a 'geode' crystalline structure inside, the others are smooth inside. Each are parts of a larger piece

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Apr 20, 2017

Pink Amethyst geode??

This is part of a very large geode. I was told it was pink amethyst in matrix. However the crystals inside, especially the ones shaped in ball clusters,

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Mar 01, 2017


I found this in the mountains of Colorado. I think it is actinolite.

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Feb 13, 2017


I am looking to know what this is. I do know this, it's not as heavy as it looks, it sounds hollow, it sounds like glass when tapped on, it has no taste,

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Dec 18, 2016

My Mineral Gallery

A Mineral Gallery From Our Visitors

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Mar 22, 2016

Rocks And Minerals 4 U Link Directory

A Link Directory of rocks, minerals, fossils, and Geology

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Mar 14, 2014


Topaz is a silicate mineral that can be many different colors.

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Dec 20, 2013



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