We use cookies to show content based on your preferences. If you continue to browse you accept their use and installation. More information. >

FMF - Friends of Minerals Forum, discussion and message board
The place to share your mineralogical experiences

FMF English Forum is moderated by John S. White and Peter Megaw
 

Spanish message board






Newest topics and users posts
23 Aug-20:55:55 Re: nellsrocks official what type of rock thread (Vic Rzonca)
23 Aug-19:35:12 Re: need help on identifying geode type and mineral (Ethan David)
23 Aug-18:24:36 Re: need help on identifying geode type and mineral (Vic Rzonca)
23 Aug-17:13:01 Re: nellsrocks official what type of rock thread (Nellsrocks)
23 Aug-17:08:43 Nellsrocks official what type of rock thread (Nellsrocks)
23 Aug-16:38:57 Re: new generation for picture - ploum (Ploum)
23 Aug-14:01:31 Re: need help on identifying geode type and mineral (Ethan David)
23 Aug-13:45:36 Re: need help on identifying geode type and mineral (Ethan David)
23 Aug-13:43:41 Re: need help on identifying geode type and mineral (Bob Harman)
23 Aug-13:04:45 Re: need help on identifying geode type and mineral (Ethan David)
23 Aug-12:52:04 Need help on identifying geode type and mineral (Ethan David)
23 Aug-08:27:08 Re: cleaning with water/ spot cleaning guns (agate?) (Susan Robinson)
23 Aug-03:23:32 Re: historical information about sodalite - ilímaussaq (Kakov)
23 Aug-03:17:46 Re: how to find a pocket? - (22) (Pierre Joubert)
22 Aug-21:44:09 Re: how to find a pocket? - (22) (Alex D.)
22 Aug-15:00:36 Re: historical information about sodalite (Stone Mania)
22 Aug-13:54:10 Re: historical information about sodalite (Alfredo)
22 Aug-08:33:30 Re: historical information about sodalite (Stone Mania)
22 Aug-07:44:45 Re: historical information about sodalite (Jordi Fabre)
22 Aug-04:25:04 Re: historical information about sodalite (Stone Mania)
22 Aug-03:39:35 Re: historical information about sodalite (Kakov)
21 Aug-21:08:13 Re: joplin museum complex / the everett j. Ritchie tri-state mineral museum (Turbo)
21 Aug-16:27:29 Re: cleaning with water/ spot cleaning guns (agate?) (Ceanna)
21 Aug-16:04:19 Re: historical information about sodalite (Stone Mania)
21 Aug-15:33:28 Re: cleaning with water/ spot cleaning guns (agate?) (James)

For lists of newest topics and postings click here


RSS RSS

View unanswered posts

Why and how to register

Index Index
 FAQFAQ RegisterRegister  Log inLog in
 {Forgotten your password?}Forgotten your password?  

Like
31762


The time now is Aug 23, 2017 22:12

Search for a textSearch for a text   

A general guide for using the Forum with some rules and tips
What is this?
  
  Index -> FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?
Like


View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message

evanofford




Joined: 29 Jan 2017
Posts: 2
Location: Boston

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Jan 29, 2017 22:10    Post subject: What is this?  

This was in my great grandfathers collection. Unfortunately, this specific stone/mineral/something is unlabeled.

I am of suspicion that this is some kind of glass slag, but want to make sure, and am very inexperienced in this sort of thing.

When I initially found it, it was covered in encrusted dirt.

Thanks!



combine_images.jpg
 Mineral: Not sure
 Description:
Not sure
4.7x4.0x1.7 cm
 Viewed:  671 Time(s)

combine_images.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

monicaiRocks




Joined: 23 Jun 2016
Posts: 4
Location: Dallas

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Jan 29, 2017 22:27    Post subject: Re: What is this?  

Yup! Slag glass!
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

evanofford




Joined: 29 Jan 2017
Posts: 2
Location: Boston

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Jan 29, 2017 22:31    Post subject: Re: What is this?  

Thank you!

A wonderful paperweight it has been (beautiful when the sun hits the perfect spot on my desk right around closing time :D)
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   
Display posts from previous:   
   Index -> FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Page 1 of 1
    

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


All pictures, text, design © Forum FMF 2006-2017


Powered by FMF