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    Posted 6 months ago

    fortapache
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    Yes another little rock from my bunch of little rocks I recently purchased. This is a geode. There are two main kinds. One is from igneous rock which is basically volcanic. Generally these are from gas bubbles in the rock. The other is sedimentary where water gets inside and somehow crystals build up inside. Not really sure which this is but I am think igneous.
    This one is rather small, it is 1 3/4" wide at the largest point. It doesn't show in the photos but light passes through a large part on the end. In photo #3 you can see the outside which is fairly colorful for the outside of a geode.
    In the last photo I have it on the windowsill along with its little rock friends and insulators. I have to put those windows to use.

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    Comments

    1. truthordare truthordare, 6 months ago
      beautiful, amazing what are inside some of these rocks, make you want to go on a hike, with a pail, a hammer and a treasure hunting mood.
    2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 months ago
      Looks like an oyster shell to me. LOL
    3. OLECODY OLECODY, 6 months ago
      Nice little geode a friend sent me a couple of coral geodes very cool will post them someday
    4. fortapache fortapache, 6 months ago
      Thank you very much truthordare. It does make one want to check the ground.

      Thank you very much bb2. It does.

      Thank you very much OLECODY. Your petrified wood was most impressive.
    5. Vynil33rpm Vynil33rpm, 6 months ago
      Nice Formation
      Ignatius O’Reilly
    6. fortapache fortapache, 6 months ago
      Thank you very much Vyni.

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