Rock Picture of the Week
This site is dedicated to the
promotion and enjoyment of rockhounding which includes
rock, mineral, and fossil hunting, collecting, and their
related activities. Each week I will post a new subject
related picture and description.
I will continue to keep it available for your
feel free to browse previously posted specimens
picture is Malachite
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Maybe Not Rocks
Photo by Jim Bryan
is an ore of copper and often used as an ornament.
Despite it's beauty, its usfulness in jewelry is
limited due to its softness. It is often found on
the fringe areas of volcanic activity or mountain
upthrust where hot, metal rich gasses seep up
through cracks and seams in the Earth.
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