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Pls identify this stone

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Good Morning.

 

What stone could this be?

 

I found it while hiking in the southern part of Namibia .

 

 

I do have a few stones that i can not identify , if you agree I would love to send you the pictures for identification.

 

I live in Namibia.

 

With Best Regards,

 

Valmik Soni

 

Touchstone Agro Technologies

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asked Nov 11 by Valmik (120 points)

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Looks a lot like chalcedony. Should be very hard. Microcrystalline quartz form, will feel like wax, really smooth. Crystals are so small you cannot feel the grain with your fingernail or see them except with a microscope. Could also be jasper which is also a microcrystalline form of SiO2.

Send as many as you like. If you send too many, people will not be able to give enough attention to each sample. Choose the interesting, the beautiful and the unique. Choose the ones you cannot identify. Also send each rock individually. 

answered Nov 12 by Weasel (39,600 points)

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