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February 05, 2023, 02:07:24 pm
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What's it made of?

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« on: November 18, 2021, 01:20:54 am »

George,

If it is a white chip, could this be stained magnesite?

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Rube

Magnesite is usually dyed to imitate turquoise.. Same with howlite.  I wonder if it could be sodalite, and that chip just happens to be in a calcite area.

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