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PostPosted: Jan 03, 2020 03:33    Post subject: Can someone please identify these for me, please.  

I found these in my yard at my new house.


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PostPosted: Jan 03, 2020 04:14    Post subject: Re: Can someone please identify these for me, please.  

Charles Schrimsher wrote:
I found these in my yard at my new house.



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PostPosted: Jan 03, 2020 05:04    Post subject: Re: Can someone please identify these for me, please.  

Just chunks of quartz to me.
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PostPosted: Jan 03, 2020 05:11    Post subject: Re: Can someone please identify these for me, please.  

White massive quartz, stained with hematite and/or other iron oxides.
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PostPosted: Jan 04, 2020 04:19    Post subject: Re: Can someone please identify these for me, please.  

Hi to everybody!
Obviously you have to try with chloridric acid: if the stone fizzes, it's limestone; if it doesn't, it's quartzite. Just these two cases are possible.
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