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Apr 04, 2018

Rock Band

Nothing but it feels from another planet . I've always been attracted to rocks , stones . I even had a pet rock as child . Found this while landscaping

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Apr 04, 2018


Would like to know more about... If anyone's knows more that would be great..

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Apr 04, 2018

Mystery mineral from Marathon, TX

I found this while rockhouding outside of Marathon, TX on a pay dig. The piece seems to be growing around the darker stone and has a smooth, pebbly texture.

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Mar 21, 2018

I don't know what is this

I don't know what is this stone name so please help me.

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Mar 21, 2018


Dimension: 6.9 cm Locality: Borieva Mine, Madan mining area, Rhodope Mountains, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria Notes: Associated with Galena and Quartz;

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Dec 24, 2017

help me here

what kind of rock is this

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Dec 24, 2017

What is this rock

Found on a gravel pile for a road, i belive it may be iridium but not sure it is light but very hard, porous and will nearly cut glass with ease

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Nov 04, 2017

Obsidian Natural Glass

Obsidian is a glassy igneous rock that usually forms as an extrusive lava.

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Nov 04, 2017

Rhyolite Explosive Lava

Rhyolite is a fine-grained igneous rock with a high silica content. Its pale color is usually grey or pink

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Nov 03, 2017

Pumice The lightweight Lava

Pumice is an extrusive volcanic rock

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