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Offline stichco

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Help IDing rock/mineral please
« on: 31/03/2014 00:05:10 »
My friend went hiking awhile ago and found this rock and gave it to me.  Never seen a rock like this - so im interested in knowing what it is if anyone can help!

Its very smooth, seems light, only about 2inx1in.  Its a like a burnt orange color all over...

Thanks everyone!






 

Offline chiralSPO

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Re: Help IDing rock/mineral please
« Reply #1 on: 31/03/2014 00:11:54 »
looks like flint to me, but I wouldn't bet on it.
 

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Re: Help IDing rock/mineral please
« Reply #2 on: 31/03/2014 04:43:10 »
Is it translucent?  I.E.  you can see light through it?

I'd call it an agate.
 

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Re: Help IDing rock/mineral please
« Reply #3 on: 31/03/2014 07:50:22 »
« Last Edit: 31/03/2014 08:04:45 by RD »
 

Offline Bill S

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Re: Help IDing rock/mineral please
« Reply #4 on: 07/04/2014 13:03:04 »
Count another vote for jasper.
 

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