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I found this mineral (?) earlier; could someone please tell me what kind it is? Thanks.

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asked Aug 8, 2015 by Kojo (120 points)

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kojo, can you place something next to it so we can get an idea of dimension. Also see if you can give us information about where found, how hard, does it scratch glass or a stone of known hardness like quartz.

It looks like emerald but it could be many other things....
answered Aug 9, 2015 by Weasel (58,940 points)
Actually looks a bit too crudely crystallized to be a beryl. Most likely glass. Though as weasel said, we'd need some more information for additional identification help.