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Jan 25, 2020

Pyrite The Shiny One We Call Fool's Gold

Pyrite is a compound of iron and sulfur, iron sulfide

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Jan 04, 2020


Pyrite is also known as fool's gold, it's name pyrite is after the Greek pyr meaning fire. because it sparks. Pyrite is considered the most common of the

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Jan 04, 2020

Can somebody give me insight

Hi I’m very new to collecting and learning about rocks, gems and minerals. I was wondering if you can give me some insight about this turquoise a family

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Jan 04, 2020


These rocks were found in my back yard can anyone help me out with identifying them.

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Jan 04, 2020

Rockhound Jen

This rock I found in an area near Senoia, GA. The rock was bigger than it is now but I broke some of it off to separate some of the black stones from the

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Jan 04, 2020

What is this rock?

I don’t know anything, it was given to me.

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Jan 04, 2020


I dont know what is this type of stone could you please help me?

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Jan 04, 2020

Carmen’s rock

It appears to be local “ironstone“ we find on the Alabama gulf coast. It is hard and heavy, and rust colored. Looks exactly like ostrich leather only giant.

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Jan 04, 2020

Very unique I just like to know what this is calledrock

Very unique I just like to know what this is called

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Jan 04, 2020

Unsure what this is

It's magneticlooks a little gold and has small zig zag lines or spider veins in it...and is very heavy

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