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Mar 10, 2019


Jasper is a very unique and revered stone.

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Feb 21, 2019

50th Annual Gem and Mineral Show - Fredericksburg Rockhounds

January 19-20 2019. Fredericksburg Texas, Ladybird Johnson Park - Pioneer Pavillion. Free Admission, Sat 9-5, Sun 10-4 For more information www.FredericksburgRockhounds.or

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Feb 21, 2019

What is this rock?

I found this rock in the White Mountains in NH and I picked it up for it's interesting shape. It's approximately as hard as a quartz sample I have. In

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Dec 17, 2018

Gypsum Mineral of Many Uses

Gypsum is quite a uniquely versatile mineral with many uses.

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Nov 27, 2018

Rose quartz is a mineral in the quartz family.

Rose quartz is a mineral in the quartz family.

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Nov 21, 2018

Plate Tectonics Transform Boundaries

Plate Tectonics Transform Boundaries

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Sep 22, 2018

The Rock Walk Walkin' N Rockin'

Rock walk-Walkin’ N Rockin’: Lesson Plan and Classroom Follow-up (But you creative moms can modify it easily for home use!)

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Aug 22, 2018


Really know nothing. Just that I like it and would love to find out what it is.

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Aug 13, 2018

Beautiful rock looks kind of like Ellensburg Blue???????

I don't know alot about this rock except it was found in Wa. Or Arizona area I think. The rock is reddish brown, different shades of blue green, white

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Aug 08, 2018

My beautiful Jade carved head

It's worth alot of money

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