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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2017 22:27    Post subject: Rock ? Minerals crystal  

Hi its the first time i found that kind of minerals with pink crystal inside and even outside of the rock i live in canada quebec most of the road are made of sand around here...the rock is pretty heavy i found it in chertsey i hope you can help thank you


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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2017 22:47    Post subject: Re: Rock ? Minerals crystal  

They're garnets, a group of minerals that has several different species: https://www.mindat.org/min-10272.html
Yours are most likely the species almandine, with some pyrope and spessartine mixed in (Garnets are rarely just one pure species).
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PostPosted: Sep 03, 2017 12:18    Post subject: Re: Rock ? Minerals crystal  

I do agree with Alfredo, those reddish spots are highly weathered garnets. The rock, as a whole, resemble a garnet bearing amphibolite.
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PostPosted: Sep 03, 2017 22:39    Post subject: Re: Rock ? Minerals crystal  

Thank you very much for the help
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