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Can you please identify this rock for me???

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Dear Mr. Yvette, Good morning and Fraternal greetings!

You are exactly correct, this is the variety of Quartz. Smoky quartz, agate and may be with chalcedony also. However it is bit difficult for me to exactly predict unless I see with my naked eye.

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yours fraternally.

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All questions related to Geology, Geotechnical Engineering (especially in-situ stress, in-situ Deformability and Shear investigations) required for underground tunnels and excavations, Dimensional Stone Mining. Can't answer Soil dynamics related to Geotechnical Engineering

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Geology and Geotechnical Engineering and Dimensional Stone Mining

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National Institute of Rock Mechanics (Govt of India)

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International Journal of Mining Engineering and some other Indian journals

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Doctorate in Geology

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Reviewer for 3 International Journals

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