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vpnavy

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...3lb rock that maybe somebody can tell Mr what it is...
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Sandinmypants

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Hello from Redmond, Oregon. This is Jeanette Walker and I am excited to be back. I have this beautiful 3lb rock that maybe somebody can tell Mr what it is. Reminded me of a pineapple on the rough side but I'm speechless when it comes to describe the vibrant colors.
welcome---looks like salt stone {Maybe}. Good luck
 

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galenrog

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Where did you find it? If Oregon, be specific. It could help in identification. I have done a lot of collecting there.

Time for more coffee.
 

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galenrog

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Well, that may help a bit. Near Mitchell were a plethora of small gold mines, and a small number of cinnabar mines.

Based on the images, which are ok for a hand held cell phone, but still not very detailed, and region you believe it may have come from, I will guess iron stained quartz. Most stained quartz dikes I have run across in that area were various shades of brown and red. Very few contained gold.

That is the best I can do, and may be right, or may be wrong. My interests in rocks these days is strictly lapidary. That and the stroke several years ago muddied some of my memory.

Time for more coffee.
 

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jwalker97756

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Well, that may help a bit. Near Mitchell were a plethora of small gold mines, and a small number of cinnabar mines.

Based on the images, which are ok for a hand held cell phone, but still not very detailed, and region you believe it may have come from, I will guess iron stained quartz. Most stained quartz dikes I have run across in that area were various shades of brown and red. Very few contained gold.

That is the best I can do, and may be right, or may be wrong. My interests in rocks these days is strictly lapidary. That and the stroke several years ago muddied some of my memory.

Time for more coffee.
Thanks for responding
 

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