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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 15, 2017

Alien rock

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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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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Nov 01, 2017

Basalt The Most Common Volcanic Rock

Basalt is a hard, black extrusive igneous rock.

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Oct 22, 2017

Rocks and Minerals for Earth Science Fun

Rocks and Minerals educational information, activities, and lesson plans designed for collectors, students, and teachers.

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Sep 22, 2017

Lucky pearls gallery

I think I know it's pyrite and if so it would still make a nice table piece.

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Sep 22, 2017

Lucky pearls gallery

I'm not sure but I think it could be Platinum it is very heavy non-magnetic barely . It is one piece of a very big piece

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