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Need help to identify this beautiful but weird stone? (white with green spikes)

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Hi, can anyone tell me what stone this is? I have no idea..

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asked May 27, 2012 by gemfinder1 (160 points)

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Looks like elbaite tourmaline or epidote. Where did you get it from? Where does it originate?

answered May 29, 2012 by hershel (52,820 points)
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Okey,thanks a lot! The stone was found in Norway.

answered May 29, 2012 by gemfinder1 (160 points)
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Do you know where in norway? A specific locality would help further determine its identity. Also do you know how to test for hardness?

answered May 29, 2012 by hershel (52,820 points)
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Thats Epidote or Tourmaline

answered Mar 3, 2014 by Abbityabbi (1,700 points)
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Based on the crystal shape, epodite. Tourmaline crystals are sharper, while epodite has flat ends. Great find, I'm jealous! :)
answered Aug 3, 2018 by linkisnotzelda (5,390 points)

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