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 Post subject: Conglomerate with diamonds in matrix?
PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:50 pm 
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This will be short. What do you think. All the loose stones came from this... I say yes conglomerate and yes rough diamonds... opinions? Also I never ment it was a real gorilla skull on the last diamond post. But it is many this depending on how you veiw it. I posting a pic to show you what I mean The crystal gorilla skull is to the far right and is now a snake.. Cobra. But the conglomerate on this one would help and what it may be worth if real.. good feeling on this one.. Its around 20 plbs....................You will se a pic I mentioned to help explain why I say each is multiple animals and people..Any ideas of the culture also?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:48 pm 
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These aren't diamonds, bro.
Diamonds don't fracture conchoidally.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:46 am 
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:16 am 
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I found an interesting article "My Specimen of Diamond in Conglomerate From Brazil: Real or Fake? By Norman King"
https://www.mindat.org/article.php/2643 ... or+Fake%3F

@ Coltsboy: if you are unfamiliar with crystallography, there is a simple test for hardness (mohs scale):
You know the hardness of the most minerals looking like diamond?
diamond hardness 10
quartz (rock crystal) hardness 7
topaze hardness 8

Herkimer Diamond for example is not a diamond but a quartz .... also a "Killiecrankie Diamond" is a topaze ....


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I hope that this finds you well. I notice that you have a talent for imposing faces on irregular patterns. I saw a documentary on this once, the ability is called idolphobia. It is an inherited trait that allowed our ancestors to pick possible predators faces from the background of the jungle. I mention it because it is a helpful talent if you ever want to give up rockhounding and become a painter. No money in either field, but still fun.

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Im adding an additional picture just in case but thatnks to all... and this is conglomerate in most opinions correct... It has coal and small balls of iron in it and many other things that are not in concrete .. also an element that glows florescent green under a black light... Here is another pic of my hopeful hopeless diamonds. Its worth another look for a laugh right.


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What do you think a 15lb peace like this feth with diamonds
in it... and do you think its real conglomerate?
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What do I think?
Your specimens can be described, at best, as a pile of rocks....not terribly interesting rocks, but rocks.

I appreciate that everyone would like to hit the mother load by stubbing their toe on a giant gold nugget or diamond encrusted conglomerate, but this is NOT what you have....period.
Sorry.


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looks more like concrete to me, than a conglomerate


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As above, it is just concrete i.e hard core rubble, cement and water.

The stones in your concrete are the typical variety of hard core rubble.
Ive mixed alot of it.

Re. fluorescence, google epoxy in concrete.

Re. the Gorillas, snakes and people youre seeing, maybe its time to see a doctor … or get glasses. :shock: :oops:


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I have expected i have a disorder and am moving on. Thanks for everyones help. I will paint if I feel like looking at rocks next time. Thanks. The metal was odd though. It does contain gold and density of 3 and 2.7. No test but acid on the gold bbs. I believe you. Im nuts. Im going to say Goodbye and thank you... here are a couple Goodbye pics. And I know only I can see my imaginary Zebra in my Crystal Ape/snake/crocodile/calf/lamb/ disorder based disease I now can get help for. Im now going back to my found electrical tolerance where I have found electricity around 220 may burn my boots but not my flesh. Anyway thank you all...


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Is this


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I'd start painting right about now. :wink:


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This is not as harsh as everyone is making it out to be. I have attached one of my painted rocks. Painters are all weird so are probably more accepting that some gemologist seem to be. Good luck, stay away from the electricity.


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