Can you identify these odd rocks please??

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Offline rbarr3

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Can you identify these odd rocks please??
« on: 12/06/2011 18:23:46 »
This first rock I found recently in Africa. The top shiny layer is also contained inside the rock some.
This is the more interesting rock though. It weighs a little more than one pound. It was found when plowing a field.


Any help is greatly appreciated!!

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Can you identify these odd rocks please??
« Reply #1 on: 12/06/2011 19:10:13 »
Sorry - Rbarr, I cannot see your pictures.

There is thread to explain how to past pictures here:
http://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=2893.msg22519#msg22519
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« Last Edit: 12/06/2011 20:56:36 by RD »

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Can you identify these odd rocks please??
« Reply #3 on: 12/06/2011 21:24:51 »
If you right click you can see them on flickr. I'll work on getting them up through photobucket. I'm not sure why it didn't work.

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« Reply #4 on: 12/06/2011 23:03:30 »
Welcome to the forum!

RD is correct.  That brown rock is definitely some sort of pyrite nodule (now oxidized).  Can't bring up the picture for the first rock?
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Can you identify these odd rocks please??
« Reply #5 on: 12/06/2011 23:38:46 »
... Can't bring up the picture for the first rock




« Last Edit: 12/06/2011 23:46:03 by RD »