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any id for this type of rocks.

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asked Mar 25, 2014 by ahmad (1,260 points)

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Maybe scapolite?

answered Mar 26, 2014 by rosiefraz (1,560 points)
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Can you test hardness or fluorescence?

answered Mar 26, 2014 by hershel (44,340 points)
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It scratched window glass. And i have no uv test.

answered Mar 26, 2014 by ahmad (1,260 points)
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Can you get hold of a piece of quartz to see if it will scratch it?

answered Mar 27, 2014 by hershel (44,340 points)
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Yes quartiz scratch the stone.

answered Mar 27, 2014 by ahmad (1,260 points)
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Now the question is will it also scratch quartz? If so that will pretty much identify it.

answered Mar 28, 2014 by hershel (44,340 points)
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No it does not scratch it.

answered Mar 28, 2014 by ahmad (1,260 points)
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ok so it is softer than quartz - so that rules out quartz/chalcedony. What environment/locality did you find it in?

answered Mar 28, 2014 by hershel (44,340 points)
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Volcanic environment.

answered Mar 29, 2014 by ahmad (1,260 points)
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Please elaborate on "Volcanic Environment"

answered Mar 31, 2014 by hershel (44,340 points)

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