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by Pat
I googled it. Learned that someone passed pyramid stones and other faceted stones in the early 1900s. I saw it on the internet!!😁
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Hi from Illinois! A geologist? Thats cool! You’ll be helpful in the id section! Looking forward to future posts. :)
by ashley
I wish that tigeriron was by itself for sale thats an awesome piece!!
by RWA3006
Once in a while I get a bright agate spot in a coprolite and I've been able to determine that they are almost always a bug hole that was later filled with agate.

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