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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.

    Take a look..

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    Maybe the pics don't do it justice but that's the best I could do.
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    stained glass paper weight?
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by spock View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by JoelS View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    It's an ET's egg. Swallow it and maybe it'll incubate.
    how are you sure it's not an ET poop?
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    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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    Gypsy tears! It's now safe for sexytime.

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    I wouldn't swallow a zertz. The're buzzkillers.

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    Does it float?
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Does it float?
    On water or air??

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    Does it weigh the same as a duck?

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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    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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    If you swallowed it maybe you'll float.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spock View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    If you swallowed it maybe you'll float.
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    I'm pretty sure it's not a witch.
    But maybe it's a watch. A Mayan watch perhaps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    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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