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lithicbeads

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B.C. Canada basalt spheres
« on: October 11, 2020, 07:20:09 PM »

These are slightly altered, thus not black.  And they range in this photo from 20 to 30 mm.  The dimples are from where one sphere grew into another without affixing itself.  2.5 mm hole
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Re: B.C. Canada basalt spheres
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2020, 09:55:53 AM »

Wow. Fascinating mineral growth there. Do you know the matrix material the nodules grew in, or the growth process? Not only interesting stuff, but nature's beads, I guess.🐱
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Re: B.C. Canada basalt spheres
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2020, 11:42:47 AM »

It is all basalt.
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Re: B.C. Canada basalt spheres
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2020, 06:33:54 PM »

i see stuff like this between Bow hill and bellingham heading south on I-5, atleast at 60 MPH it looks like it. Always wanted to stop and find one of the round rocks that fell from the bubble holes in the stone wall.
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