Mineral Collectors Network

Mineral Collectors Social Network

An online community for everyone interested in mineralogy and mineral collecting.

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Olivia Hoff posted photos
Oct 27, 2016
Chris Gomez posted a status
"Brett opened a tasting room downtown Murphys. His is the extensive collection of Benitoite you can see in the slide show below. "MINERALS""
Dec 6, 2015
Chris Gomez commented on Chris Gomez's photo

Crystalline piece natural & foreman Bob Mielbeck

"Ironstone Museum is now in Winter Hours, Closed Monday & Tuesday. We just received some nice obsidian slabs that will go up for sale. I was wondering if any one of you might know how obsidian is selling these days?"
Nov 18, 2015
Peter Gatty updated their profile
Aug 28, 2015
Jim Ingersoll posted a photo

USA Opal

This opal has not been cut or polished. It came out of the dirt exactly as you see it. The shape is unmistakably the USA lower 48 states.
Jun 30, 2014
Olivia Hoff posted photos
Jun 6, 2014
Olivia Hoff posted photos
May 18, 2014
Olivia Hoff posted a status
"I've been trying to keep this group active almost single handedly by posting a few pics now and then."
May 18, 2014



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Welcome to Mineral Collectors!

This site is public and is open to all those interested in mineralogy and mineral collecting.

It is intended to be a global meeting place for all persons interested in these topics. It is open to all. There is no requirement or approval required for membership other than an interest in mineralogy and mineral collecting.

The only rules are that you keep your content focused on these topics - no politics, abuse, personal attacks, or flaming - and no spam!

We do ask that when you join that you use your full name (first and last) and that you provide your location (city and state).

Postings of mineral specimens wanted or offered for sale or trade are allowed in the Mineral Specimen Marketplace forum and on members personal pages only. Jewelry advertising is prohibited. Please keep them to a reasonable length and a reasonable frequency (no repeat or serial postings of the same information).




Site Announcements and Usage Policy

This is where important usage and policy announcements will appear. Also announcements of new features.

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This is where to post your suggestions for new features. It is also where to comment on existing or proposed site usage policies.

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Show Announcements

Announce your club's show here.

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Field Trips

Discussions on collecting localities and field trips.

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Mineral Identification

Questions and discussion on mineral identification.

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Mineral Specimen Marketplace

Specimens wanted or offered for sale or trade.

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General Discussion

Other topics related to mineral collecting.

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Mineral Photography

Discussions related to techniques for photographing minerals

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Mineral Humor

Humor is good! Share your funny collecting or other mineral-related stories here!

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Blog Posts

A Few Blogs

Posted by Olivia Hoff on September 23, 2012 at 8:41pm

ning site

Posted by Horst Windisch on July 11, 2010 at 1:44am — 1 Comment

New blog

Posted by Ron Layton on May 6, 2010 at 10:54am


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