In the 1950s localities often consisted of just the country name; in club tee time gift cards the 1960s collectors tolerated damage and missing crystals; after 1980 and the widespread distribution of Mineralogical Record magazine localities became more specific; after 1985 connoisseur entered mineral collecting with high standards established.
Regarding the assignment of Wulfenite to the Oxide gallery it was an erroneous decision.I work very hard to guarantee color accuracy of the original jpeg images.Their order form was not secure and it asked for birth date which is clearly designed for identity theft.The mean skews higher because of the expensive diamonds I sell.Google has a well documented prejudice against dynamic web pages, mainly due to the potential for circular traps during spidering the site.
The strictest use is any mineral specimen that fits in a 1" (25.4 mm) cube.
I was hoping for guidance and explanation.
I try to keep my prices fair and average.
Mindat does not make any claims to having complete locality listings.Labeling and mounting minerals on a base also brings intimacy to a mineral specimen.If this fails, I recommend joining your local mineral club, going to one of their meetings and asking some more experienced collectors for help.It took 2 hours to thoroughly go through the exhibit and there were minimal crowds when the museum first opens.Once you start with the above, they will lead you to more advanced references.Because I buy many mineral collections, I frequently obtain my own specimens.Invariably the cotton fibers get snagged by the matrix or fine crystals on a mineral specimen.At Franklin, New Jersey it is the manganese impurities in the calcite that makes it fluoresce under UV illumination.
But do not misconstrue these comments -all size minerals are offered on this site as well as at shows in my booth.
To convert from metric to English measurement all you have to know is: 1 inch.54 cm OR 1 inch.4 mm To convert metric millimeters to inches, divide.4 35 mm divided.4.37 inches (approx.
For example: If you are viewing this mineral: p?id60583 But you want to view item #45535.