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Hi my question is about this rocks I love collecting rocks if you can give me advice in this I'm appreciate thank you

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Roxana
Rock is very hard in nature
It is difficult for me decide rock on visuals alone
Rock consisting of quartz -other mionerals seems to be hard rock-may be Igneous rock=Granite
Local geologis will identify picking specimen in hand
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Dr D.Venkat Reddy
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Editor- in -Chief -International  Journal of  Earth Sciences&Engineering -IJEE

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Surathkal,Srinivasanagar-575025,Mangalore-D.K,India

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Dr D.Venkat Reddy

Expertise

Engineering Geology,Mining geology,commercial petrology,Decorative and dimensional stones,Hydrogeology

Experience

20years texhing and reserch expireience in geology,enginnering geology for graduate and undergraduate students-reserch guidance,10years field exoireience conducting field camps for geology students=Presently Assistant professor in geolog

Organizations
NITK-National Institute of Technology,Surathkal,Mangalore-DK,India Geology section Dept of Civil Engineering

Publications
published 70 research papers.( 4 books)- Editor in Chief-International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering -1.Engineering Geology for civil Engineers-oxford &IBH pub-1996] 2.Decorative and dimensional stones of India-CBS Pub-1997 3.Engineering Geology-Vikaspublishers2010 4.Applied Geology-Vikaspub-2010

Education/Credentials
MSC(GEOLOGY),Osmania university,India, MSC(Tech )Hydrogeology,OU,India PhD(GEOLOGY)OU,India

Awards and Honors
Distinguishing Indian Award Editor in chief-International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (www.cafetinnova.org)

Past/Present Clients
PRESENTLY WORKING =Professor of Geology-Dept of Civil Engineering NITK-INDIA

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