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PostPosted: Jul 14, 2021 17:53    Post subject: Identification Help  

I found this in my backyard & I think someone put it there as part of garden design. I am not sure where it comes from originally.

Can anyone please tell me what it is?



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PostPosted: Jul 14, 2021 20:12    Post subject: Re: Identification Help  

These look like quartz crystals coated by something. You need to read the General Guide for using the forum and do some basic tests (e.g. hardness, etc.). Otherwise, we can't really tell what it is from a photo.
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PostPosted: Jul 14, 2021 20:43    Post subject: Re: Identification Help  

Okay,
I will do that... Thank you very much!
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