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I need help with this stone not sure what it is or how much

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asked Dec 7, 2013 by Phi44ip (250 points)

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From the conchoidal fracture and crystal orientation, it looks most like quartz. However, crystalline quartz is rarely green like that. it may also be fluorite, but isn't showing enough cleavage and the fracture makes that option less realistic. Where did you find it? And any way to test its hardness?

answered Dec 13, 2013 by hershel (46,480 points)
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It looks like Flourite to me.

answered Mar 2, 2014 by Abbityabbi (1,700 points)
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Abbityabbi, what basis are you making that assumption on? Visual ID? I think its too complex to determine this one without knowing some physical properties such as hardness and cleavage.

answered Mar 3, 2014 by hershel (46,480 points)
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It could be a combination of green and clear calcite.

answered Mar 20, 2014 by Renata (7,840 points)
 


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