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echrisco

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What have I here?
« on: January 29, 2018, 05:36:12 PM »

This was found in Amity, AR.
It seems to be opaque. It definitely has facets. I assume it is some sort of quartz.

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Re: What have I here?
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2018, 06:48:22 PM »

It looks like the base of a quartz crystal.
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Re: What have I here?
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2018, 07:02:46 PM »

If it is harder, I agree that quartz is possible. Not enough faces of the crystal showing to take a good guess, but from that area barite, siderite and stibiconite are also possibilities.

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Re: What have I here?
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2018, 01:12:43 PM »

It looks like it could be quartz with iron (aka hematite) inclusions. My second guess would be orange calcite.
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