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 Post subject: Stone identification??
PostPosted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:42 pm 
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Can anyone identify the stones in my Grandmother's necklace, allegedly from the Himalayas?
Any information gratefully received.
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 Post subject: Re: Stone identification??
PostPosted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:21 pm 
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It's a type of jasper with fossil shells in it. Sometimes called arabic writing stone or coquina jasper. It is a fairly common material, not from the himalayas as far as I know.

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Brilliant!....Thank you so much!
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