New Mineral Named After GIA’s John Koivula
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 Post subject: Re: Riddle of the keeper stone
PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:02 pm 
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Should we expect some more riddles but easy one's coming up?

let's see who'll be the next winner. :mrgreen:


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but you still have not guess the clown of the mineral kingdom. (And, no it was not harlequin opal, though that is an excellent answer.)


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Dchallener: "the clown of the mineral kingdom" if asking a riddle, then my answer is probably Chalcedony, the Agate. Or Ammolite


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but you still have not guess the clown of the mineral kingdom.


So, it's not fool's gold (pyrite)? This was my first guess.

Then, does the mineral share its name with a clown (real or fictional)? (i.e. like grimaldiite, pierrotite..)


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fool's gold is another excellent answer, though not what I had in mind. Not sure why chalcedony was being guessed?


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Is the mineral a clown because it's wearing 'ridiculous' makeup? (i.e. like 'aqua aura' quartz or 'mystic' topaz..)


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This riddle (and I am probably giving away to much) is punny.


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For the record, it isn't a riddle so much as a joke. But at least it's kinda funny.

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also, it is one of the stones in the list found here:

https://www.gemsociety.org/article/tabl ... tion-gems/


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sillimanite ?

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marcm wrote:
sillimanite ?


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quite likely


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Yup, that's it! =D>


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nice one :-)


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