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help me identify this rock

 
 
congkng
 
Reply Sun 4 Jun, 2017 07:53 pm
Dug this one up in my backyard and was wondering what kind of rock it is. Cool looking mix of colors and crystals. Appreciate your thoughts! http://imgur.com/Tfniczo
http://i.imgur.com/Tfniczo.jpg
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farmerman
 
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Reply Mon 5 Jun, 2017 05:24 am
@congkng,
Its primarily a type of quartz that has a habit with those little grape cluster-like features. Its a type of quartz with very small crystals called "cryptocrystalline quartz". Its a type of rock that is probably chalcedony.
It seems to have some metal inclusions > Cant help you with those, take a picture with a common coin that everyone'd recognize (use that for scale so can see the size of the little "grapes". This kind of "bunch of grapes" habit is called" botryoidal" .
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