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Thursday Daily Feed, December 14, 2017

December 15, 2017
The Rockhound Connection
and numerous quotes and images from my Facebook friends.
These are the images and quotes that appeal to my sensibilities or the lack thereof.




1.  Diamond
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Diamond, 1.4 cm tall
Jeffrey A. Scovil photo

2.  Yellow Diamond
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“Okie Dokie” diamond, 4.21 carats
Found in 2006 by Marvin Culver
Crater of Diamonds, Pike County, Arkansas
Jeffrey A. Scovil photo

3.    Peridot, August Birthstone
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This is one of the best forsterite car. Peridot crystals we have ever seen from the famous Sapat Valley in Pakistan.
Photo: CollectorsEdgeMinerals

4.    Rubelite Tourmaline
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Thomas Uhlig

Group of two Elbaite Var. Rubellite crystals with intense color.
Malkhan pegmatite field, Krasnyi Chikoy, Chitinskaya Oblast’, Transbaikalia, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
Size: 5.4 x 2.6 x 2.5

5.    LORI.  Which amethyst geode can I have?  You can have the other one.  UR
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Check Out These huge Monster Amethyst Geodes That Were found recently in The Santa Rosa Mining District, Artigas, Uruguay
Photo: Nowar Minerals Inc

6.    Nephrite Jade
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Rose Flower. Hand carved with Russian nephrite.
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7.    Me thinks that is School House Falls in the Panther Town Valley near Cashiers, NC. R
Experience Jackson County’s spectacular views that can only be seen during the most wonderful time of year. Watch the waterfalls sparkle with icicles and look out onto the unobstructed beauty of the county in the wintertime. Plan your winter escape here: 📸 Charles Hardin


More Sick Humor? R > Granite = igneous rock. Felsic refers to igneous rocks that are relatively rich in elements that form feldspar and quartz.
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