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PostPosted: May 06, 2018 22:19    Post subject: Bauxite and quartz or is it diamonds  

have tested hardness against jade , quartz and Corundum , scratched them all .
a diamond file made the only mark so all can think is that i made a mistake in my identification of the corundum



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PostPosted: May 06, 2018 23:55    Post subject: Re: bauxite and quartz or is it diamonds  

Look like garnet.
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PostPosted: May 07, 2018 04:48    Post subject: Re: Bauxite and quartz or is it diamonds  

Looks like garnet to me, too. Where did you find this?
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PostPosted: May 07, 2018 06:10    Post subject: Re: Bauxite and quartz or is it diamonds  

was found in bessemer pa..
never considered a garnet because of the hardness test results.
will re=run them later today. thank you.
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