You will note that Chalcocite and Djurleite do not contain iron Fe. The Testing Trap provides a devastating critique of large-scale writing assessments.
But when buying from a dealer, that has tested the diamond before selling it, then a diamond tester is not required. It is possible, using image processing software like Photoshop, to enhance the color, brightness, contrast and sharpness of mineral photographs. But now "aggressive pricing" is more visible because of the Internet.
I pointed out that it has been like that since the beginning of mineral collecting. But a low number does not necessarily mean it is an old specimen. Twenty years ago I recognized the best way to run my web site was to post minerals every week on the same time and day each week.
Minerals from foreign countries are mislabeled as from classic USA localities. But I do not enjoy selling at mineral shows. If I had the choice between a mineral that was trimmed by sawing, or a mineral that is too bulky and in desperate need of trimming, I will take the sawn specimen every time.
They are NOT to be trusted during the holiday rush. A pristine, undamaged mineral may be rare. These were sold as "ducktownite" and later identified as chalcocite-coated pyrite. Though chances are remote of another dealer buying me out, I advise signing up for email notification in case I hold clearance sales to reduce inventory.
Context and situation are also essential and integral to all learning. I wonder if other mineral dealers care about this issue and struggle the way I do? Exact locality information may make a specimen more desirable, but it does not really affect the price - or should not affect the price.
Number each specimen with a permanent number on the bottom and add a number to the corresponding label s. A comprehensive program in English for the 7th, 8th, and 9th grades. When I buy old collections I can determine the time period the collection was assembled by the amount of damage on the minerals.
And if they paid fair prices originally and over 10 years have elapsed, most likely inflation will result in getting an even better price from me many minerals double in value every 10 years.
Always ask yourself whether the mineral specimen is worthy of your collection if there was no previous provenance. I also pointed out that there are still LOTS of dealers with fair prices.
But it is not possible on all specimens. These are meant to be the final verification of what you are purchasing.
Reaching this point requires lots of support and practice and is a significant learning accomplishment. Even though they have low numbers, they were never posted to this site before. On the subject of year-end statistics, I shipped package of minerals.
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