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Offline imthehink

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« on: 28/12/2010 06:26:22 »
I found this rock? almost 20 years ago and was just curious as to what it was. Any info would be great. Thanks










 

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« Reply #1 on: 28/12/2010 10:54:34 »
Hmm, more of an igneous or metamorphic rock.

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« Reply #2 on: 28/12/2010 17:32:59 »
Given the gray metallic luster, the pleochroism, and the crystal habit- I'm fairly certain that is specular hematite.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 28/12/2010 18:31:34 »
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Given the gray metallic luster, the pleochroism, and the crystal habit- I'm fairly certain that is specular hematite.
After searching around on google, I believe thats exactly what it is. I forgot I had it, and found it again a few days ago and was curious. Thanks for the help.
 

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