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strange mineral or stone.. please help

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I have had this stone or mineral laying around my house for years. It was given to me from my father and he can't remember what it is called. Can you please help me identify it? alt text alt text alt text alt text

asked May 8, 2013 by mdobsi (120 points)

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Looks like its lab-grown. Perhaps lab-grown silicon.

answered May 9, 2013 by hershel (47,740 points)
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that's a beauty. you could take it to a gem and mineral show to get it identified. good luck getting it identified

answered May 11, 2013 by I am a gem (380 points)
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It is carborundum

answered May 11, 2013 by jacko (1,060 points)
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It is carborundum

answered May 11, 2013 by jacko (1,060 points)

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