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Can you please tell me what kind of rock this is?

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Found on freshwater lake in the fingerlakes in New York State. A cylinder like shape, about 2" tall. Curious to know more about it. Thanks!

asked Mar 2, 2018 by mcavoy1 (120 points)

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It might be fossil wood. But a second opinion may be useful.
answered Mar 5, 2018 by mandua (650 points)
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nothing interesting ordinary stone
answered Mar 13, 2018 by bernicestockstill (640 points)
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That's quite interesting with the outer and inner cores. The rounded appearance clearly is indicative of the water erosion. It looks like a fine-grained quartz, but it really can be anything, including something from further north brought down by glacial action.
answered Apr 29, 2018 by hershel (51,840 points)
 


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