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Type of minerals in my collection?

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I bought most of these minerals 10 years ago as a kid enjoying looking at gemstones and minerals and learning alot of about them. As ive grown out of them, ive lost information on most of these, but have retained more information of gemstones. If im able to ask it here, im wondering what minerals i have, and if possible what my collection is worth. Thanks

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asked Apr 22, 2012 by brando090 (400 points)

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top 2 pics are an agate geode, next one looks like quartz (L) and feldspar (R), the last picture is hard to tell from the picture.

answered Apr 22, 2012 by hershel (46,460 points)
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answered Apr 22, 2012 by brando090 (400 points)
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You have lots of photos there on the Picasa page. Can you try 1 or 2 at a time?

answered Apr 24, 2012 by hershel (46,460 points)
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What do you mean by that? I emailed you, so when you have a chance please email me.

answered Apr 24, 2012 by brando090 (400 points)
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You emailed a lot - too many for me to respond to in one shot. Can you please post here two or so at a time and i'll answer them two or so at a time. It will be easier for me to respond that way...

answered Apr 24, 2012 by hershel (46,460 points)
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answered Apr 25, 2012 by brando090 (400 points)
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1st picture: Small quartz points, with a small amethyst in there 2nd: Looks like carnelian, or maybe citrine (both a type of quartz) 3rd: Some more rough quartz points 4th: A crude smoky quartz 5th: Rough quartz

answered Apr 26, 2012 by hershel (46,460 points)
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answered Apr 26, 2012 by brando090 (400 points)
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1st is hard to tell 2nd looks like fluorite 3rd: Maybe halite? lick to see if it is salty. If no then take a better picture. 4th, 5th: Dont know - see if you can get a better close-up 6: Opal, probably from mexico 7: looks like a quartz and kyanite (blue)

answered Apr 27, 2012 by hershel (46,460 points)
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Thanks and i will test it later.

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answered Apr 27, 2012 by brando090 (400 points)
 


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