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Rock identification

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Hi! About a year ago i found this weird rock. It's non magnetic and the holes in it goes straight through.

Ideas?

asked Oct 7 by rockinsweden (120 points)

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Your rock looks like it has a host rock. In other words the inner rock looks to have formed inside an outer rock formation. You have porous rock into which a mineral solution leaks. It solidifies into a crystal or a simple silica like chalcedony... Does the exposed inner rock have a waxy feel. Real smooth?
answered Oct 9 by Weasel (55,650 points)
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It certainly has the appearance of flint or chert. Can you please post some pictures?
answered Oct 18 by hershel (51,320 points)
 


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