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new gem or mineral

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Gemoiligsts people and many many more tels me my stone is african moldavite,natrural glass,man made glass where it originating there is not even a glass manufaturer,emerald,obsedian all I know that its green hardness can be 5-6 and yes its a glass look alike in a huge pice from nageria

asked Feb 1, 2012 by Adriaan De Jager (120 points)

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I'm not sure what your question is. If you found a something that you think is moldavite, please post a photo of it. Someone can help you positively identify if its natural or just regular synthetic.

answered Feb 1, 2012 by yohaas (1,030 points)
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This photo was emailed by the original poster. Can anyone identify it?alt text

answered Feb 1, 2012 by yohaas (1,030 points)

i think its emerald mineral more info http://www.minerals.net/mineral/emerald.aspx

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That looks too large and has the wrong texture to be moldavite. Looks like colored glass in my opinion.

answered Feb 2, 2012 by canoefire (380 points)
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Definately NOT Moldavite. It may be Emerald or some kind of Beryl though. Interesting piece!

answered Mar 3, 2014 by Abbityabbi (1,700 points)

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