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Old 02-26-10, 04:03 PM   #1
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Is this some kind of a gemstone??(pic)

I just found this and it looks very cool. It has kind of a wavy look when there is a lot of light and it has some depth to it visually. Also it feels dense and weighs a lot given it's size. It's about an 1 1/2 inches long. I would compare its weight to the piece of lead of the same size if not heavier.

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Maybe the pics don't do it justice but that's the best I could do.

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Old 02-26-10, 04:19 PM   #2
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stained glass paper weight?
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stained glass paper weight?
You might be right, but it does weigh a lot more then regular glass unless SGPW weighs more then glass.
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You might be right, but it does weigh a lot more then regular glass unless SGPW weighs more then glass.
Then it's not likely a gemstone. If it were, it wouldn't be as heavy as an equivalent sized piece of lead. Aside from that, it just looks like something that was manufactured. It doesn't look like a mineral, unless it's been stained. I have a degree in geology, but that doesn't make me an expert.
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Yea it's probably nothing special. But just in case I'll take it to the jeweler and make a fool of my self probably
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It's an ET's egg. Swallow it and maybe it'll incubate.
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Then it's not likely a gemstone. If it were, it wouldn't be as heavy as an equivalent sized piece of lead. Aside from that, it just looks like something that was manufactured. It doesn't look like a mineral, unless it's been stained. I have a degree in geology, but that doesn't make me an expert.
it does look manufactured tho, you're right.
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It's an ET's egg. Swallow it and maybe it'll incubate.
how are you sure it's not an ET poop?
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how are you sure it's not an ET poop?
Well, he should still swallow it.
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I have reconsidered. It's one of those zertz.
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On water or air??
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Does it weigh the same as a duck?
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Does it weigh the same as a duck?
No but it does turn for like 20 seconds when you flick it on a smooth surface.
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No but it does turn for like 20 seconds when you flick it on a smooth surface.
I'm pretty sure it's not a witch.
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If I swallow it maybe you'll float.
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did you find it on the beach? if so it could be just about anything from a piece of glass to a cool rock polished by mother nature herself.
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I'm pretty sure it's not a witch.
But maybe it's a watch. A Mayan watch perhaps.
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did you find it on the beach? if so it could be just about anything from a piece of glass to a cool rock polished by mother nature herself.
I have a bunch of those.

No, it definitely looks manufactured when looked more closely.
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