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mcdonas3

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Stone/gem identification
« on: February 04, 2024, 05:19:02 PM »
How can I get a rock/stone identified? My Uncle was a geologist and gave me a piece of stone many years ago. I think it might be ameythyst, but am not sure?

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Re: Stone/gem identification
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2024, 10:10:19 PM »
Welcome to the forum, mcdonas. If you up load some pictures to the gallery we will have a go at identifying your stones.You can add the pictures to this thread by coping the medium image code for below the picture after uploading.
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Re: Stone/gem identification
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2024, 01:01:28 PM »
Hi mcdonas, where are you located? There may be a lapidary club located nearby where you could possibly take your stone and have them have a look at it as well. Like Makky said though, if you can post some photos in the gallery, we may be able to help you out.
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Re: Stone/gem identification
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2024, 09:26:50 AM »
Mcdonnas here is a page on Australian amethyst https://www.mindat.org/locentries.php?p=151&m=198

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Re: Stone/gem identification
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2024, 12:15:32 PM »
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Re: Stone/gem identification
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2024, 06:53:39 AM »
Funny how people join to ask one question and don't even read the replies

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Re: Stone/gem identification
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2024, 06:30:01 AM »
"So...Howsabout those Cowboys"?
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Re: Stone/gem identification
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2024, 08:00:47 AM »
Funny how people join to ask one question and don't even read the replies
Maybe it's just another one of those pesky rogue AI Chat Bots on the loose.
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