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  Topic: Found My First Topaz
DanielJP

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PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Mar 28, 2021 11:14   Subject: Re: Found My First Topaz
... Minerals especially gemstone types become like sasquatch hunters, where people go out in an area known for something so every little thing they look at is shaped in their mind to that thing. I’ve ...
  Topic: Found My First Topaz
DanielJP

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Views: 1896

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Mar 28, 2021 11:01   Subject: Re: Found My First Topaz
Giving us the location in San Diego County would have been nice... Ware Mine/Mountain Lily mine near Oak Grove.

Nice, you know already in that case. I'll say, North County (;
Used to be stationed ...
  Topic: Found My First Topaz
DanielJP

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Views: 1896

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Mar 27, 2021 18:24   Subject: Found My First Topaz
I suspect topaz as this is a locality in San Diego County, CA that has a history of topaz being found in the area. I've tested for hardness and it has been a little puzzling. I am a student in geology ...
  Topic: Please help! Shiny dark green crystals
DanielJP

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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 25, 2020 15:23   Subject: Re: Please help! Shiny dark green crystals
Bahhh!! Sorry I am just not processing that information fully yet! I get it. So how can I measure the angle? Or is it just by guesstimating the angle? I did well in trigonometry!! XD
  Topic: Please help! Shiny dark green crystals
DanielJP

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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 25, 2020 15:21   Subject: Re: Please help! Shiny dark green crystals
Ah I see!! Thanks for that bit of information! I tried posting a gif of me tilting it, but it definitely shows these cleavage flashes! Is there a way to measure those angles as well as tell tale angle ...
  Topic: Please help! Shiny dark green crystals
DanielJP

Replies: 12
Views: 3626

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 25, 2020 09:27   Subject: Re: Please help! Shiny dark green crystals
Oh boy... bit off more than I could chew
  Topic: Please help! Shiny dark green crystals
DanielJP

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Views: 3626

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 25, 2020 09:05   Subject: Re: Please help! Shiny dark green crystals
Little closer
  Topic: Please help! Shiny dark green crystals
DanielJP

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Views: 3626

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 25, 2020 08:58   Subject: Re: Please help! Shiny dark green crystals
I apologize, getting used to this website. Trying to reply with a photo,!
  Topic: Please help! Shiny dark green crystals
DanielJP

Replies: 12
Views: 3626

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 25, 2020 08:38   Subject: Please help! Shiny dark green crystals
I found this specimen and a lot of others nearby on a ridge in the San Bernardino mountains. Most of the surrounding rock seemed to be gneiss. This was in the San Gorgonio Wilderness if that helps, ar ...
 
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