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Posted in response to Re: Re: Galena from John H. on January 26, 2008 at 22:04:42:

Re: Re: Re: Galena

Actually, John, I do not know a lot about polishing. But I do know that ulexite is quite soft (2.5 Mohs). If you have some white toothpaste, you might try some on a soft cloth and manually polish the ends of your specimen. White toothpaste usually contains a finely divided mild abrasive (Check the contents). And a few minutes rubbing followed by a thorough rinse should both clean and polish the mineral.

From Don Peck - January 27, 2008 at 11:51:30

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