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PostPosted: Oct 01, 2017 10:54    Post subject: What is it?  

had them for years, from my grandparents, which had them for many years, could be from anywhere in the world, some possibly from montana, us. I ran a nail file over them and there were no scratches, chips off a few of them are heart shaped pieces, some are triangle shaped, please give me some kind of idea, thanks


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PostPosted: Oct 01, 2017 10:58    Post subject: Re: what is it?  

Looks to me like broken pieces of glass or glass slag. In either case, man created and not natural. BOB
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PostPosted: Oct 01, 2017 11:03    Post subject: Re: what is it?  

I was told they were taken out of the ground at different locations, where do you find man made glass this size?
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PostPosted: Oct 01, 2017 11:05    Post subject: Re: what is it?  

and does glass chip off into pieces shaped like hearts? ive never really looked...lol
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PostPosted: Oct 01, 2017 11:19    Post subject: Re: what is it?  

Bob Harman wrote:
Looks to me like broken pieces of glass or glass slag. In either case, man created and not natural. BOB


I fully agree. Looks man-made.
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PostPosted: Oct 01, 2017 14:07    Post subject: Re: What is it?  

I agree too, man made
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PostPosted: Oct 01, 2017 15:17    Post subject: Re: What is it?  

Not counting slag glass from a factory, slag glass can be found anywhere there was an old house, anywhere there was a campfire that got trash thrown in it. All old houses disposed of trash and including broken glass in several ways, in a fire, in a pit, in a outhouse hole.

Me and my brother used to find large pieces in my grandmother's field. She said there use to be a house there but burned in the 1920's.

She had a trash pile that was burned regularly and there was glass in it. I credit such finds at an early age to contributing to my interest in rocks and minerals.

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PostPosted: Oct 03, 2017 01:26    Post subject: Re: What is it?  

well thanks guys, I guess ill take them outside and smash them into little pieces and put them in the fireplace
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