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James Gainn




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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2019 07:52    Post subject: Help identify transparent green mineral.  

Hi, I found this in Tenerife about 30 years ago, and just rediscovered it during a clearout.
I vaguely remember finding it while doing some snorkelling in an extinct caldera.
I don't have the knowledge to test it (at the moment), so any info would be good.
Sorry for slight blur on the lit image, I have very shaky hands.
Thanks. :)



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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2019 08:03    Post subject: Re: Help identify transparent green mineral.  

James,

The pitted and bubble like areas on the surface suggest glass or slag glass. Bob
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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2019 08:10    Post subject: Re: Help identify transparent green mineral.  

Bob Harman wrote:
James,

The pitted and bubble like areas on the surface suggest glass or slag glass. Bob


I actually didn't notice the bubbles until I posted the images on here and saw them on a big screen.
Glass would seem to be likely. Still pretty though, and a nice childhood memory.
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