Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

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Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

Postby Jim_R » August 28th, 2013, 8:36 pm

ID Thread and Question Marathon for Rocks & Minerals B/C.
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

Postby hexagonaria » August 29th, 2013, 1:05 pm

Oh, can I go first? :D :D :D
[img]http://31.media.tumblr.com/e76eb2db90e917111f334e0183913a92/tumblr_msb6a4MZRz1svm0obo1_500.jpg[/img]
sorry, my camera and my specimen are of bad quality.
It is supposed to say "science olympiad 2014"

GOOD LUCK THIS YEAR EVERYONE :)
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

Postby Skink » August 29th, 2013, 1:09 pm

Nice way to start! That's gotta be ulexite.

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

Postby hexagonaria » August 29th, 2013, 1:32 pm

Nice way to start! That's gotta be ulexite.
Thanks! I was gonna show "2014" through calcite to show birefringince/ double refraction, but it wasn't showing up very well :|

And yes, you're right! Here's to a long and thriving marathon of rocks and minerals questions! I'm glad the admins created a special place for these.
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

Postby Skink » August 30th, 2013, 5:43 pm

Cool. Next-
[img]http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/upload/yuiupload/958263444.jpg[/img]
And don't be like me above. Put your answers in hide tags.

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

Postby Tiktaalik » August 31st, 2013, 11:31 am

quartzite?

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

Postby XJcwolfyX » August 31st, 2013, 11:33 am

Looks more like Sandstone to me!
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

Postby Skink » September 1st, 2013, 9:35 am

Good, wolfy. Your turn-

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

Postby XJcwolfyX » September 2nd, 2013, 6:21 pm

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C ID/Question Marathon

Postby nlg734 » September 2nd, 2013, 6:40 pm

Dolomite


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