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Author Topic: unknown yellow mineral, reds ideas please  (Read 1160 times)

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Redrummd

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Re: unknown yellow mineral, reds ideas please
« Reply #15 on: May 01, 2017, 08:59:44 PM »

When you get to the point of selling let me know that jasper looks beautiful.....

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Re: unknown yellow mineral, reds ideas please
« Reply #16 on: May 02, 2017, 08:03:56 AM »

geothermal  vent casing, very common in the coastal range of Oregon.

 just very rare to find.
UN-less your from Valesiltz Oregon. and your looking for Zeolites.

 
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Re: unknown yellow mineral, reds ideas please
« Reply #17 on: May 06, 2017, 04:48:24 AM »

just ciewing the images and looking at rough arsenic trisulfide images. your piece really looks like it though tumbled and smoothed out a bit.
The crystaline surface & identical colors.
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Re: unknown yellow mineral, reds ideas please
« Reply #18 on: June 13, 2017, 05:27:48 PM »

I've cut that material before, but never knew were it comes from. It had a hard suffer smell and though was soft was rather stable material.
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Re: unknown yellow mineral, reds ideas please
« Reply #19 on: June 14, 2017, 10:05:33 AM »

   It was definitely Orpiment and I gave it to a friend. It was not from the Oregon site where Ocean Breeze jasper is mined.  thanks to all,  neal
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Re: unknown yellow mineral, reds ideas please
« Reply #20 on: July 29, 2017, 06:42:17 AM »

Learn so much from this forum! You folks share so graciously, and I'm very happy to be a tiny part of this group of like minded folks!!
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