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    Making minerals: Crushed, zapped, boiled and baked

    Read about them here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-62013806
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    That is interesting. It’s like rock alloys without (necessarily) the metal.

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    Indian Rock in Berkeley. The view is pretty. The formation would make a good set for the first Star Trek series.


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    The fossil shell is beautiful!
    No rocks here just sand, clay and silt, only a few deposited stones by glaciers during the last ice age, used a couple of thousand years ago for graves.
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    We have a few glacial rocks as well.


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    I encountered lab-made rocks and mineral just a few months ago. I was looking at some lovely things and I asked how they were mined with such fragility? Needless to say, they are not. They are grown in the natural formation that there molecular structure desires. Beautiful stuff! I bought one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peerie Maa View Post
    We have a few glacial rocks as well.
    Nah. That's just a very slow meteorite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peerie Maa View Post
    We have a few glacial rocks as well.


    Pretty tough neighborhood you live in, someone jacked up that rock and stole the rollers ! ! ! !
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    Rain drop and cat paw handmade backyard fossils. Sedimentally deposits.
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    Firepit henge. This curious formation was put here by nameless troglodytes over six million minutes ago.

    Last edited by Jim Mahan; 07-02-2022 at 06:02 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dutchpp View Post
    The fossil shell is beautiful!
    No rocks here just sand, clay and silt, only a few deposited stones by glaciers during the last ice age, used a couple of thousand years ago for graves.
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