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 Post subject: I would like to know what this beautiful stone is
PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:10 pm 
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This stone is very strange I was puzzled is very solid and heavy weight Attracts a little magnet in which metal granules thin color Silver Please help me to know thanks.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:22 am 
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This stone is very strange I was puzzled is very solid and heavy weight Attracts a little magnet in which metal granules thin color Silver Please help me to know thanks.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 1:50 pm 
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We're getting a lot of slag glass posted lately. My vote goes to slag.

Why is your specimen magnetic?
Slag is a by-product left over after a metal has been separated (smelted) from its raw ore.
Slag is usually a mixture of metal oxides and silicon dioxide.


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Yeah, I'm afraid when someone finds something huge, gemmy and rich blue it's always slag.
Slaggity slag, wonderful slag.

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I would like to know what the hardness of the slag is and whether it breaks when it is hammered


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Ahmad4, a diamond can break if you hammer it.
Not a good way to determine hardness.

Perhaps a pocket knife would be a better choice.


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I have scratched the knife knife, do not scratch it, it scratches the knife


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So, we know it is harder than 5 1/2.


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Yes, he scratches the knife, so the knife is not harder than the knife


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I think you may mean the knife is not harder than your unknown.


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Yes, this is what I meant. The stone is more solid than the knife


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Fiberglass possibly, some fiberglass types are even harder than Corundum.


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I have videos of stone but how do I know how to download them in this forum how can I download them


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Gabroo wrote:
Fiberglass possibly, some fiberglass types are even harder than Corundum.

Fiberglass can be tough but never nearly that hard. Some specialty ceramics could be but nothing big blue and transparent.

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It is a stone that does not seem man-made, solid and heavy, like other stones


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