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lithicbeads

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Gabbro Bead
« on: February 03, 2019, 07:28:27 PM »

This saussauritized feldspar-gabbro is fairly common out here. 
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Re: Gabbro Bead
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2019, 07:47:52 PM »

Wow. Hydrothermally altered goo with possible annealed mica tendencies... .

Thank god for Google and Mindat.

Oh yeah - damned nice bead...!

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Re: Gabbro Bead
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2019, 08:28:20 PM »

You wish you looked so good after getting metamorphosed. Actually I think thats what happens after 70.
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Re: Gabbro Bead
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2019, 06:17:58 AM »

Yeah, the current metamorphosis is getting more obvious all the time here.

I actually laughed when I first saw your post for this bead. More fun with new words, I said to myself - and started what was an interesting and enlightening search.

Thanks again!

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Re: Gabbro Bead
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2019, 08:03:23 PM »

Nice bead, Frank!

I had to look it up, too.  Layman terms:  a well-sauced gabbro.   :icon_sunny:
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