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  1. #1

    Sep 2019
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Green Quartz? Anyone know what this is?

    I found this on a hike in far West Colorado around 8,000 ft elevation. I've hiked these mountains for years and never found a rock like this.

    Just wondering if anyone might know what it is.

    Thank you!!

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  2. #2
    Mar 2018
    Todds Point, IL
    6018 times
    Metal Detecting
    I don't know my CO rocks but that has a waxy look like jade. Just a wild guess. Gary

  3. #3

    Sep 2019
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Thanks Gary!

    I am new here - this forum is awesome! I've been collecting rocks since I could hold one.

    It's heavy and the size of a baseball. Apreciate any info anyone can share!

  4. #4
    Oct 2019
    West Toast
    HF-9, X-Ray Vision (1st gen), LDDS-1x (lawn dart dowsing system)
    52 times
    Actually, it's Rocky Mtn. petrified potato; definitely very rare in most places.

    I can't rule out jade but I'm seeing Chalcedony-Agate. I think the mohs of these is 6.5 so its quite hard and will fracture with a 'seashell-esque' pattern.
    "I don't prospect for gold; gold prospects for me." -Paulo

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