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 Post subject: Re: Can you help me with identifycation the stone, please ?
PostPosted: Sat May 29, 2021 12:50 am 
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It does, a little back light would help.

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glhays wrote:
PL01 wrote:
Not what I planned for one of my first posts here, but...

It looks like a lumb of Coprolite, something stepped on. :D

Welcome! You might as well start at the bottom of the heap, nothing butt up from there.


Great, I'm trying to purchase gem testing hardware, now it looks like I need a bigger shovel :shock:


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It may be I needing the bulldozers to dig out of the heap, your visual analysis is as good as all the others here.

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I have some insights! Thanks to folks at Mindat!

Duncan Miller wrote:
- It looks like a weathered limestone or dolomite fragment, with typical 'elephant skin' texture. I have seen very similar examples from southern Namibia. Duncan Miller

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Quick way to find out..... find some muriatic acid and see if it fizzes.


The OP (Wilhelm) was a drive-by. He hasn't returned to the forum since the original post date. I'll send him a courtesy email. :D


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Any where that sells pool supplies will have Muriatic Acid, the last gallon I purchased at Home Depot.

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