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Id several tumbled stones?
Found these in my closet and could use some id help. :3 Thanks any help!

The little broken blue one at the end I doubt is even anything but it was with the others. (they were in one of those little black bags like you find at tourist traps where there's a mix of various tumbled stones.) I marked which ones I *think* I could id (aside from the white/black which looks like tree agate, and the bigger green piece might be malachite). The greenish one next to the maybe jasper I can see through on the sides when I hold it to the light. It's a murky bluegreenish color.

If you need better pix, just let me know. Sorry for the lopsided-ness. I took it level with the camera but it uploads like this. :|


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diamonddustshoe From: diamonddustshoe Date: July 31st, 2013 09:02 pm (UTC) (Link)
I can't quite tell about the one you've marked Bronzite, I would need a closer photo of that one in more direct light.
Next down (left) is Bloodstone. The one marked Red Jasper is too pink and is likely dyed Howlite or Magnasite.
The white stone is (natural) White Howlite. First green is Aventurine, second is indeed Malachite.
The purple and black appears to be Charoite, but I would need to see it a little closer, too, before I know for sure.
The next one looks to me to be Apatite, too.
The broken blue piece is likely blue dyed White Howlite.
I would need a closer photo of the last lime colored one as well, but it seems to be dyed Howlite also (this is a fairly common thing). It could be a more expensive stone, but you don't often see those in those bags.
crystal_waters From: crystal_waters Date: July 31st, 2013 09:30 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ah, I thought that was bloodstone. I've seen it before but couldn't remember the name.

I think you're right about the magnasite. It looks a lot like the pic on wikipedia.

The purple I thought could be dalmatian stone, but it doesn't really have the spots. I think I'm wrong about the brown now that I have a good pic.

This green one in the pic came out of nowhere. That's two views of the yellow, and of course the brown and the purple (which is kinda fuzzy)



diamonddustshoe From: diamonddustshoe Date: July 31st, 2013 09:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hmm. Well, the lime one is definitely dyed Howlite or Magnasite also.
I think the upper left dark green one is dyed also, but I'm not sure what the original stone was.
The brownish one is closest to the Rhyolite family, I would say, but do a search and see what you think.
I would also search Charoite. If the purple has striations, I would say it was, but I'd need one good in focus photo to be sure. Other options for it would be dyed agate, also common in those bags.
crystal_waters From: crystal_waters Date: July 31st, 2013 10:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hard to say about the rhyolite. Looks similar to pix online, but isn't clicking with me.

The purple is the same way. The dyed agate doesn't really compare in color (don't see any purple and black like what I have). Charoite is closer but still not dark enough. *shrug*

Here are two more shots of the purple...VERY hard to get clear pix of it for some reason. If this doesn't help, I'll just resort to raiding Google.

emillybreaker From: emillybreaker Date: October 24th, 2013 06:56 am (UTC) (Link)
what a stones .. i like al :)
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