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by MsAli
Admiring my tulips around the house and found these. I must of walked the landscape gravel 100 times before and never saw them.





by MsAli
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I know places where you can find them all day. You just have to carry them is all. Usually not real big either.
We have been looking for places like that
by MsAli
That looks like what is commonly referred to around as here as Chert
by rickb
Crocodile Rock

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mohs: no doubt were being groomed for a shearing May 18, 2022 15:09:20 GMT -5 *
Blockhead: I like Rocks. May 18, 2022 17:10:17 GMT -5
Wooferhound: I love you way too much , but it would be pointless for me to express that , which is why you will never hear me say it out loud . May 18, 2022 17:14:07 GMT -5
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mohs: Found the sticker picture to follow May 18, 2022 17:22:24 GMT -5
Wooferhound: I feel Butterflies May 18, 2022 17:32:16 GMT -5
Blockhead: I like Rocks. May 18, 2022 17:35:38 GMT -5
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mohs: great author wrote that clastic, Little Yellow Stream May 18, 2022 20:55:30 GMT -5
mohs: crockz & rooll May 18, 2022 20:56:22 GMT -5
mohs: then there was the clastic "the dino dump" by Corpro Lyt Schist

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parfive: Mount St. Big Clastic May 18 forty-two years ago. May 19, 2022 0:07:12 GMT -5
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