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    Can you guess the purple mineral?

    1. mnlamberson 44 months ago | reply

      lepidolite? Weird occurrence, though since its normally in pegmatites if I remember correctly?

      Or,.. if this is a flow - amethyst in rhyolite? (I'm just making stuff up now)

    2. Ron Schott 44 months ago | reply

      Good guesses, based on color, but it's neither of these. You'll have to find my "Sexy Geology" blog post for the answer.

    3. mnlamberson 44 months ago | reply

      Interesting... my first reaction was some odd metamorphic mineral given the habit, but silly me -- I let the colour lead me a different direction... I probably never would have come up with that one though... interesting!

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