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    Mar 2019
    Se michigan
    Tesoro stingray 25 years Deus xp 1 year.( still learning)
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    New here. Need help with rock identification.

    Hi everyone. I found this rock in an area in north iowa corn field along with about 50 lbs of geodes. I don't have a size comparison pic. Its about an inch and half squared in size. I did grind one side flat to see whats inside. Silverish with little to no grain. I thouht for a while that it is a hemitite but after being at the smithsonian yesterday im really not sure anymore. If needed i have more pics. Thanks in advance for any help.
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    Aug 2014
    California
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    It does look like botryoidal hematite.

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  3. #3

    Apr 2007
    Clearwater, FL
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    cool rock - is it magnetic?
    brady

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    Apr 2017
    south east kansas
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    Scratch some porcelain red/brown equals hematite. Plug n plays pic looks exactly like it but could also be slag

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    Welcome to Tnet from Toronto Ebearone!
    You might want to consider posting your find here... Rocks/Gems

    These folks will be able to help you as well,
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