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RockNewie

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I found something in a granite rock. I think it's quarz but I'm newie and I want a qualified opinion. What do you think? could be something interenting?

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Sphene

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Quartz or Feldspar probaly
 

HopeDream

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Looks like a garnet porphyroblast https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porphyroblast.
Why garnet? - red, commonly found, hexagonal outline.

This is just my guess though, my credentials are "I've taken first year geology at university".

Can you take it to a mineral shop for confirmation?
 

kenny

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Did you get that from George Lucas?

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kenny

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