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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby driedmango » February 27th, 2017, 9:29 am

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

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » February 27th, 2017, 10:10 am

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby driedmango » February 27th, 2017, 4:19 pm

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

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » February 27th, 2017, 5:14 pm

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

Postby driedmango » March 1st, 2017, 7:33 pm

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » March 10th, 2017, 7:17 pm

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I'll take a stab at it hornblende?
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby driedmango » March 13th, 2017, 1:53 pm

I'll take a stab at it hornblende?
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » March 13th, 2017, 3:46 pm

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1. ID
2. Name mineral environment(s) in which this mineral could form.
3. Name several famous localities where one can find this mineral.
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby Chiweenielover5 » March 29th, 2017, 12:45 pm

1. Sodalite :D
2. Marbles, igneous intrusions, pegmatites, etc
3. Ontario, Quebec, Maine, Arkansas, etc

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » March 29th, 2017, 1:33 pm

1. Sodalite :D
2. Marbles, igneous intrusions, pegmatites, etc
3. Ontario, Quebec, Maine, Arkansas, etc
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby Chiweenielover5 » March 30th, 2017, 11:48 am

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1. What is the name of this formation?
2. Where is it located?
3. What is it made of?

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby Mp3nguin__ » April 4th, 2017, 6:10 am

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1. What is the name of this formation?
2. Where is it located?
3. What is it made of?
1. Giant's Causeway, 2. Northern Ireland, 3. Basalt

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Fermi Questions: n/a/haven't got scores

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby Chiweenielover5 » April 4th, 2017, 11:42 am

Yep!! Your turn :P

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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby Mp3nguin__ » April 5th, 2017, 6:07 pm

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Only need to ID

2019 region/state
Mousetrap Vehicle: 4th/5th
Designer Genes: 4th/haven't got scores
Fossils: 3rd/3rd
Experimental Design: 3rd/haven't got scores
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Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » April 5th, 2017, 7:27 pm

Only need to ID
Hmm I'll say it's oolitic limestone
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