Gastrolith?

Tesorodeoro

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Found this just below a camp area while I was blowing leaves. It’s out of place for this area.

I really can’t see any signs of obvious wear. It does have a dimple on one side (which I dried off for the photo)...but I think it’s likely just a unique rock that was packed in.

Opinions? It kind of has a gastrolith kind of look to it?

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We have very similar rocks here found in the glacial till. I believe it is quartzite. That purple/maroon color is common for quartzite. Gary
 
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Thanks. I Google quartzite and saw a bunch of slabbed countertops, but none that were deep red or maroon colored.

However, I suspect if it were slabbed it would have a similar patterned look.

It sure is hard and dense. Just the right size for throwing.

Interesting the rocks we come across when you actually stop to inspect every stone.
 
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I’m keeping it, just because it feels good in my hand. Why not?
 

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