Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby John Richardsim » July 31st, 2016, 5:22 pm

Sandstone
Technically yes, but...you're going to have to be more specific.
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby azuritemalachite » July 31st, 2016, 5:37 pm

[img]https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/ed/a4/91/eda49121e032599af4bb61eb46efe74e.jpg[/img]
EDIT: I should've been clearer; ID the blue mineral!
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby John Richardsim » July 31st, 2016, 5:57 pm

[img]https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/ed/a4/91/eda49121e032599af4bb61eb46efe74e.jpg[/img]
Okay, hmmm... Apatite
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby azuritemalachite » July 31st, 2016, 6:06 pm

[img]https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/ed/a4/91/eda49121e032599af4bb61eb46efe74e.jpg[/img]
Okay, hmmm... Apatite
That's correct! I think the other mineral might be calcite, but not 100% sure. Your turn!
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby John Richardsim » July 31st, 2016, 6:12 pm

[img]http://www.gilesm.com/gsm/gsm_virtual_exhibit/vex1/images/C4988D03-BC07-4BBC-962B-873231379816.jpg[/img]
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby calvin102111 » August 1st, 2016, 7:40 am

[img]https://dnr.mo.gov/geology/geosrv/imac/images/fossiliferouslimestonelg.jpg[/img]
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby Unome » August 1st, 2016, 7:41 am

wait what happened?
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby calvin102111 » August 1st, 2016, 7:41 am

[img]http://www.gilesm.com/gsm/gsm_virtual_exhibit/vex1/images/C4988D03-BC07-4BBC-962B-873231379816.jpg[/img]
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby calvin102111 » August 1st, 2016, 7:43 am

Ignore this. I realized that this was the wrong quote, then when editing, it made a new post.
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C 2017

Postby calvin102111 » August 1st, 2016, 7:48 am

wait what happened?
When I quoted John I accidentally quoted the wrong post, then in an effort to fix it I unintentionally posted... more than once. I apologize for the double post :oops:
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