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  1. #1
    us
    Sep 2014
    Southern Nevada
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    Identification please.

    1. This is very hard and the stripe of green goes all the way through it. Pictures are both sides.
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    2. This one is porous and very light. I have some that float and some that don't but they look just alike.
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    3. This one is heavy and very sparkly, tiny sparkly and the surface is rough.
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    4. This one is also heavy and hard like quartz. All these were found in the Mojave desert.
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  2. #2
    us
    Aug 2013
    perris, ca
    garret
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    The green stuff I,ve found rocks just like it told it,s Skarn the green could be Epodote.

  3. #3
    us
    Jul 2012
    San Antonio, Texas
    Garrett 250
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    Research/Limited field work
    2. volcanic ash
    4. granite

  4. #4
    us
    Sep 2014
    Southern Nevada
    18
    7 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    On number 2. could it be something called coke that comes from burning coal? Someone suggested that to me so i was just wondering. I found this in the mojave desert next to a train track.
    Last edited by Mineral54; Oct 11, 2014 at 09:18 AM.

  5. #5
    us
    Apr 2010
    Annapolis Junction, Maryland
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  6. #6
    se
    Sep 2006
    Sweden
    White's V3, Minelab Explorer II & XP Deus.
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    Prospecting
    1. The green is probably epidote.
    2. Do streak and hardness test.
    3 and 4 could be granitoid?
    Geologists are gneiss, tuff, and a little wacke.

 

 

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