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how to find out what mineral a carved indian head is made out of?

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Hi.  I have a 6" carved head (indian?) made out of a blue/purple stone.  By looking through the minerals, it looks like it is probably sodulite.  Where can i take this, or where can i send a photo, to see what stone this is made of?  Many thanks, Tim
asked Sep 29, 2018 by timbrannan (140 points)

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Take it to a rock shop or a mineral show. There most likely will be other specimens to compare and very knowledgeable people to confirn your specimen.
answered Sep 29, 2018 by Weasel (58,070 points)
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Also sodaline will be fluorescent, expose it to uv light and it wiil glow red or orange or evven a cream color.

https://www.minerals.net/gemstone/sodalite_gemstone.aspx
answered Sep 29, 2018 by Weasel (58,070 points)

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