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Can anyone identify these?

Posted by rskrede  
rskrede May 18, 2012 08:54PM
Can anyone help me identify these? I have had them for about 25 years since I was a little kid and have no idea what they are, but are very interesting.
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Anonymous User May 18, 2012 09:04PM
First looks like smokey- rose quartze mix ?- second looks like chert,- the last maybee a flint nodule.
Paul Brandes May 18, 2012 09:13PM
479.jpg: Rose quartz.
759.jpg: Chert or possibly common opal.
814.jpg: Rounded chalcedony nodule, likely an amygdule that eroded out of basalt.
James Christopher May 19, 2012 04:17PM
I was thinking #3 looked a little like mahogany obsidian, rounded in a stream, but it's hard to tell
Becky Coulson May 19, 2012 06:23PM
I think James is correct - the lower left of photo 3 looks very much like "mahogany" obsidian. Becky
Jim Bean May 20, 2012 05:32AM
Thirded on the mahogany obsidain. The campground at Plum Valley Campground in the Warner Mountains in northeastern California has very similar stream-rounded obsidain in the creek next to the campground.
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