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PostPosted: Jul 22, 2021 22:41    Post subject: Help identify this rock. Sapphire??  

Found outside of Waynesville North Carolina, about an hour from Franklin. Definitely curious as to what it is. Thanks in advance for everyone’s help


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PostPosted: Jul 22, 2021 22:44    Post subject: Re: Help identify this rock. Sapphire??  

Quartz and Feldspar.
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PostPosted: Jul 22, 2021 22:46    Post subject: Re: Help identify this rock. Sapphire??  

Volkmar Stingl wrote:
Quartz and Feldspar.


What is the blue part of the stone
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PostPosted: Jul 22, 2021 22:56    Post subject: Re: Help identify this rock. Sapphire??  

Gentrydodd wrote:
Volkmar Stingl wrote:
Quartz and Feldspar.


What is the blue part of the stone


Quartz, chalcedony, bad photography. Take your pick.
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PostPosted: Jul 23, 2021 02:03    Post subject: Re: Help identify this rock. Sapphire??  

Gentrydodd wrote:
[...] Definitely curious as to what it is. Thanks in advance for everyone’s help
https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?t=1936
Thanks in advance for providing more information ;-)
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PostPosted: Jul 23, 2021 09:37    Post subject: Re: Help identify this rock. Sapphire??  

If you do a few tests we might be able to help - hardness should be the first test as that will help rule out the very hard minerals (I suspect it will rule out your guess).

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Volkmar Stingl wrote:
Quartz and Feldspar.


What is the blue part of the stone
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