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Need Help Identifying A Rock?

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I bought this rock in a shop and I don't know what kind of rock or mineral it is. It's a dark blue crystal and the bottom is a blue rock. If you touch the bottom of the rock your fingers will get a blue dust on them. At first i thought it was fluorite but it doesn't look similar 

asked Jul 21, 2015 by Nate_Cz (380 points)

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Did you or can you ask the shop owner what he claims the rock to be. If you can talk to him also ask where he got the specimen from, it may aid in its identification. In the meantime we will try to identify it from the little we can see.
answered Jul 21, 2015 by Weasel (40,240 points)
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Going to the store and asking about the rock is going to be hard. The store is a small chain and there are many people that work at the store so I would have to bring the rock to store.

answered Jul 21, 2015 by Nate_Cz (380 points)
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Can you take another picture of the top side the first one that appears. I lose all the detail when I try to enlarge it.
answered Jul 21, 2015 by Weasel (40,240 points)
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I figured out what the rock is. I believe it is blue amethyst. I found a few picture and compared them
answered Jul 21, 2015 by Nate_Cz (380 points)
That's great. I would still appreciate another picture if you don't mind, so I can examine it more closely. I'd really like to get a better idea what kind of crystal formations there are in the specimen.
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I tried to get close-up for you. These are what I got without my camera blurring out

answered Jul 21, 2015 by Nate_Cz (380 points)

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