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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Post by Magikarpmaster629 » February 24th, 2017, 3:40 pm

An uncommon form of a common mineral:

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Post by driedmango » February 24th, 2017, 10:12 pm

Magikarpmaster629 wrote:An uncommon form of a common mineral:

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is it pyrite? (i'm bad at ID haha)
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Post by Magikarpmaster629 » February 25th, 2017, 6:46 am

driedmango wrote: is it pyrite? (i'm bad at ID haha)
Correct! Also make sure to hide your answer using ["spoiler"]["/spoiler"] with text in between the spoilers and without the quotes.
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Post by driedmango » February 26th, 2017, 6:28 pm

Magikarpmaster629 wrote: Also make sure to hide your answer using ["spoiler"]["/spoiler"] with text in between the spoilers and without the quotes.
whoops my bad :/
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ID & this mineral is the primary ore of what?
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

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driedmango wrote:
Magikarpmaster629 wrote: Also make sure to hide your answer using ["spoiler"]["/spoiler"] with text in between the spoilers and without the quotes.
whoops my bad :/
ID & this mineral is the primary ore of what?
Ooh tricky Sphalerite...with associated dolomite? Zinc ore.
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Post by driedmango » February 27th, 2017, 9:29 am

Magikarpmaster629 wrote: Ooh tricky Sphalerite...with associated dolomite? Zinc ore.
You got it! (I can never identify sphalerite lol)
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Post by driedmango » February 27th, 2017, 4:19 pm

Magikarpmaster629 wrote:ID
omg i thought it was biotite at first but is it hematite?
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Post by Magikarpmaster629 » February 27th, 2017, 5:14 pm

driedmango wrote:
Magikarpmaster629 wrote:ID
omg i thought it was biotite at first but is it hematite?
It is!
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Post by driedmango » March 1st, 2017, 7:33 pm

ID
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[b]Northview | Westlake | MIT | Centerville | Solon | Regionals | States | Nats!! [/b]
[i]Remote:[/i] - | 1 | 2 | 2 | 1 | 3 | 1 | 3 |
[i]Rocks:[/i] 7 | - | 3 | 1 | 2 | 1 | 4 | 8 |
[i]Thermo:[/i] 8 | 4 | 4 | - | 7 | 3 | 2 | 11 |
[i]Team:[/i] 1 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 1 | 1 | 1 | 2 |

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