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I have a lot of stones that I need to have identified, any helpers out there?

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asked Apr 28, 2014 by JewelryByJulie (1,020 points)

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Try if it scratches glass ,If it scratches glass it means that it have a hardenss greater than 5 - 5.5(Glass Hardness on Mohs Scale)Then come here Link and search by hardness colour and streak.And you should find it what it is.

answered Apr 29, 2014 by Tagiadintasos (1,560 points)
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Could be falcon's eye or onyx

answered Apr 29, 2014 by Tagiadin John (2,150 points)
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Cat's Eye Opal or Cats Eye Chrysoberyl

answered May 2, 2014 by Renata (7,840 points)
 


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