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A wierd slag(?)

Posted by Sky Sanchez  
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Sky Sanchez August 10, 2018 05:26PM
For some given context it primarily smooth, grey, and bubbly, but there are also rough rust colored spots. Found in dirt wall alongside a ohio creek. There is a lot of this there along with coal, old glass, and metal.




Also the grey appears not to be metal. It has breaks in it that shore a inside filled with pockets. Maybe it is glass?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/10/2018 05:30PM by Sky Sanchez.
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Tom Tucker August 10, 2018 05:40PM
It's slag or clinker from a probable coal furnace fire. Common along old railroad tracks. Tom
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Sky Sanchez August 10, 2018 07:22PM
Looks like buchite clinker. Thanks for the help. Was really unsure what it was. I thought it might of been melted glass because the area is a old bottle dump. Have seen melted glass, but nothing like this until recently.
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Wayne Corwin August 11, 2018 01:34AM
Welcome to Minday Sky!

Yup, that be clinker
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