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PostPosted: Nov 21, 2022 19:17    Post subject: Please identify this!  

Found this in a miscellaneous box of minerals. Any ideas of what this is? I did not do a hardness test yet.


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PostPosted: Nov 21, 2022 19:25    Post subject: Re: Please identify this!  

We need that hardness test first please!

Betting you can't scratch it with a knife though

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PostPosted: Nov 21, 2022 21:14    Post subject: Re: Please identify this!  

Peter Megaw wrote:
We need that hardness test first please!

Betting you can't scratch it with a knife though

Nope can't scratch it with a knife and can't scratch it with quartz. It's really hard stuff. I think it may be alluvial topaz?
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