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Strange White and Silver Rock hamburger

by Peter
(Cebu Philippines)

I was walking around the provinces in the Philippines and after Typhoon new water courses had formed. A lot of new rocks were exposed. I dont know what kind of rock this is but the silver in the centre seems quite interesting. Looking for help to identify this kind of rock.

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Nov 23, 2020
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sandwich rock
by: Douglas

The white parts look like quartz. Quartz is often found associated with metals like gold and silver. I can't say what the silver layer is. Cebu does have gold and silver mines. With a little research you can find out if one of these mines is near where you found this rock.

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