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Can anyone help me identify this rock? Thanks.

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asked Jul 7, 2013 by rockyrandy (600 points)

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Looks like a goethite pseudomorph or hematite. Can you please post some more pictures, and perhaps larger ones too?

answered Jul 10, 2013 by hershel (47,740 points)
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answered Jul 11, 2013 by rockyrandy (600 points)
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Definitely looks like a pseudomorph, such as goethite after marcasite. Where did this come from? Can you test the streak?

answered Jul 12, 2013 by hershel (47,740 points)

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