Need help identifying

Von12

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Found this while exploring a cave in the TN mountains. Any ideas as to what or if this is anything other than a rock would be appreciated :)
 

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Von12

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Do you see how it looks like it has layers? Should I chip it off or leave it how it is ? Bust it?
 
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Try a hardness test to see if its calcite or quartz. Looks like an agate to me. I wouldn't break it up any more, if you want to see the banding better I'd have it cut and polished on one side.
 
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