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I need help to identify this rock?

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asked Oct 3, 2016 by mario (310 points)
edited Mar 31, 2017 by mario

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It could be jasper. It appears to have maybe some garnet or chalcedony imbedded in it. The brown, red, yellow and green lead me to say jasper. It is a microgranular silica with chalcedony inclusions. The different colors come from minerals in the silica solutions present during formation.
answered Oct 5, 2016 by Weasel (42,940 points)
Thank you for help to identify jasper.

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