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Post by tuftedtitmouse12 » December 5th, 2011, 6:21 pm

marble?
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Post by ragi » December 5th, 2011, 6:48 pm

tuftedtitmouse12 wrote:marble?
if it is not that Is it andestite :?: :roll:
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Post by Wadhk » December 5th, 2011, 7:02 pm

Yup, its andesite.
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Post by ragi » December 6th, 2011, 2:29 pm

Image
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Post by Mimsie » December 6th, 2011, 3:27 pm

Satin-Spar Gypsum, you can tell by the column looking structure of the crystal and the shiny sheen to it.
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Post by ragi » December 7th, 2011, 7:08 pm

nope


Hint : The mineral's nick name is "the tv stone"
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Post by PacificGoldenPlover » December 7th, 2011, 8:01 pm

Ulexite
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Post by tuftedtitmouse12 » December 8th, 2011, 1:54 pm

Tourmaline?
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Post by sciencegeek100 » December 8th, 2011, 2:16 pm

I think its statin spar, it doesnt look anything like ulexite,

I was 2nd in the nation in 2008 so yea

its gypsum, not ulexite

http://www.google.com/search?q=ulexite& ... iALK_NjGDw

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by ragi » December 8th, 2011, 2:52 pm

PacificGoldenPlover wrote:
Ulexite
yup your turn
sciencegeek100 wrote:I think its statin spar, it doesnt look anything like ulexite,

I was 2nd in the nation in 2008 so yea

its gypsum, not ulexite

http://www.google.com/search?q=ulexite& ... iALK_NjGDw

where did that picture come from??
it is incredibly close to gypsum but it's not
Google i think
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