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Strange slag or mineral.

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Hello,I recently found this heavy green and purple rock while metal detecting,I cut it in half when I got home to find it is gold colored inside and none magnetic.I wonder if anyone can help me identify it.alt text

asked Dec 29, 2013 by Andrew wood (120 points)

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Definitely looks like slag. Where did you find it?

answered Dec 30, 2013 by hershel (49,750 points)

I found it in a park that is over 100 years old,before that it was just farmland.It is the only piece like this I have found in many years at this location.

There is a roman Villa that was unearthed a few years ago 4 fields away,I wonder if it could be roman slag?

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