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shiny green rock found in my back yard. sandy soil

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Does anyone know what type of rock or mineral this is. It is dark olive in color. 6 inches by 4 inches in size. Weighs 4 lbs 9 oz

[1] http://imgur.com/a/WFl8w

asked Aug 19, 2014 by butterfly2014 (120 points)

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Definitely looks interesting. Don't really see any crystal faces though so hard to tell. Can you please provide the following additional info:

1) What is the locality this was found in? 2) Did you find any others similar to it? 3) Can you test the hardness? 4) Can you post a few more pictures?


answered Aug 21, 2014 by hershel (52,820 points)