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Old 02-17-2013, 12:57 AM   #1
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Rock hunting


Decided to go up to the hill behind my house for some rock huntings.

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Old 02-17-2013, 01:47 AM   #2
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Looks cool. What did you find?
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Old 02-17-2013, 01:48 AM   #3
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Looks like gray rock

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Old 02-17-2013, 01:50 AM   #4
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Gorgeous! Did they pass the vinegar test?
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I've got 148 acres behind my house, it's where I've gotten all of my rocks!

What all did you find?
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Looks safe to me. Awesome!
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For outcrops like that, you could check a geologic map - it shows where the various bedrock formations surface, and from that you can tell what rocks/minerals you are likely to find on a given hill.

It doesn't work so well for IDing loose stuff in stream beds, or imported fill, stuff on the beach, etc., but should be fairly reliable for in-situ bedrock.
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Old 02-18-2013, 01:21 AM   #8
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I got all my rocks from a construction site. They had a huge pile of em.
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I got these 2 rocks and a few smaller pieces.
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Those are some nice rocks! I wish I could find stuff like that over here.
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Old 02-24-2013, 01:55 AM   #12
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Those are some nice rocks! I wish I could find stuff like that over here.
Thanks! I would never pay for rocks, maybe driftwood.
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Old 02-24-2013, 02:51 AM   #13
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What's the vinegar test??
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LOL do you live on little house on the prairie?

Rock looks awesome!
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Nice rocks!
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