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i need help identifying some stones

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asked Jan 30, 2015 by djonyx2002 (340 points)

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It is very interesting. Do you know where it came from like from Venice, Italy, or near Mt. St. Helens. Can you scratch it with a knife or your thumbnail or a rock of a known hardness loke quartz.Is it opaque or translucent. This information will give us more data from which to draw conclusions and give you a better answer

answered Feb 1, 2015 by Weasel (35,950 points)
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my friend found them around her property in lincoln, alabama. in fact she found all of the stones i posted there. she said the ground was a reddish clay all around her property.

answered Feb 1, 2015 by djonyx2002 (340 points)
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It appears to me to be onyx, could be obsidian, best guesses...

answered Feb 6, 2015 by Weasel (35,950 points)

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