Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by Mstate16 » February 6th, 2013, 6:10 pm

Tarnished Bornite (peacock ore) and shale

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by darkdeserthighway » February 6th, 2013, 6:15 pm

sofossils wrote:
Bornite and Shale
Mstate16 wrote:
Tarnished Bornite (peacock ore) and shale
-Both of you are correct, however sofossils was faster to respond by one minute. Your turn sofossils!
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by sofossils » February 7th, 2013, 1:19 pm

[img]http://www.museum.mtu.edu/YellowCrystalDaimond.jpg[/img]
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by Pleistocene » February 7th, 2013, 2:27 pm

diamond false

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Post by eox » February 7th, 2013, 2:30 pm

is this diamond? with a hardness of 10.

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by cookiecandy123 » February 7th, 2013, 2:45 pm

calcite and false?

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by sofossils » February 7th, 2013, 2:49 pm

Pleistocene got it first. Your turn!
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by Pleistocene » February 7th, 2013, 3:46 pm

[img]http://www.mindat.org/photos/0878897001325113036.jpg[/img]

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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by darkdeserthighway » February 7th, 2013, 4:51 pm

Pleistocene wrote:
[img]http://www.mindat.org/photos/0878897001325113036.jpg[/img]
I can't see the image, mind posting another one?
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Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Post by Mstate16 » February 7th, 2013, 5:52 pm

I Copied the URL (left click) and was able to see the intended picture in my browser...
Aragonite? ; hardness of 3.5 to 4.0; Composition is CaCO3

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