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 Post subject: help identifying inclusion
PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 3:38 pm 
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hi all. it's been a while.
here is a shot of quartz with a lot going on. that's all i know about this stone.
anyone care to weigh in with some thoughts as to what we're looking at?

take a look at the larger image too: http://i.imgur.com/zpWUfZ4.jpg

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 Post subject: Re: help identifying inclusion
PostPosted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 1:19 pm 
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Is that multicolored bit in the middle perhaps a hydrocarbon (oil) inclusion?

Edit: note the question mark. I suck at this ;)

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