WHAT IS MINERAL CURATION?
Mineral curation is the removal of unwanted stains, films, or coatings,
unwanted matrix and broken crystals. The two principal ways of
accomplishing this is with chemicals and by mechanical means.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES?
The advantages are two fold. One, you end up with a specimen that is more esthetically pleasing
to the eye and two, you increase the saleability of the piece.