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what is this rock?

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http://imgur.com/gallery/nxLSK/new

:I have 3 rocks/minerals. the Amethyst is very rough, I believe it is a mineral Amethyst. My boyfriend got this from someone online. The other one is rough as well, it mostly looks like a white rock but it has these beautiful dark green gems? minerals? i dont know, thats what i want to know. We actually found this clearing out a relatives house out. The last one is tiny, its a pale green and is translucent.We found this on a lake shore.Auburn Ny I have pictures so if your interested please get back to me. Also, i looked through your pages, not exactly A-Z but even so, i cant seem to find anything about these and im very interested in finding out what they are. I hope your interested, theres no one around here that can tell me about these and i live in a pretty small town.  Thank you for your time ~VS (Valerie Carey is my name on Facebook)
asked Dec 10, 2015 by Valerie Carey (120 points)

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Yes, please post your photos. It will allow us to better qualify our assertions.
answered Dec 11, 2015 by Weasel (38,360 points)
i posted a link to all the pictures, i couldnt figure out how to upload them
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Thank you for posting the pictures. The first 2 certainly look like amethyst. The middle one that is round and frosted indeed looks like glass. The last one looks like the diopside in wollastonite or calcite from upstate ny in the Adirondack Region (i.e. keene or willsboro). That type of material doesn't exist in the central part of the state where Auburn is, so its likely been transported. See if you can find others and describe its origination. Hope this information is helpful.
answered Dec 15, 2015 by hershel (46,480 points)
 


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