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PostPosted: Jan 13, 2018 14:59    Post subject: Help identifying  

Found these minerals/rocks, and am not sure what they are.


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PostPosted: Jan 13, 2018 15:58    Post subject: Re: Help identifying  

For us to help you, you should first help us. Reading the FMF guidelines for specimen identification, you need to tell us exactly where your example was found or is from. Also you need to do some simple tests, as described in the guidelines, to help identify your find.

Having said that, I could envision your example being obsidian (volcanic glass), if found in an area where obsidian is found (not West Virginia). However your example most likely is man made glass slag. BOB
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PostPosted: Jan 13, 2018 19:45    Post subject: Re: Help identifying  

If it is slag, I am guessing that it's not worth anything?
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PostPosted: Jan 13, 2018 20:20    Post subject: Re: Help identifying  

This is a non-commercial forum, and by policy we do not discuss values.
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