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Kingofthekats

I'm not sure what this is it is light and when dropped on the table sound like a rock.

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WhodamanHD

Iron nugget I’d reckon, is it magnetic?

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Kingofthekats

Its light but does not stick to a magnet it streaks brown when I bounce off the counter it has a ting sound 

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JohnBrewer

I’ve no idea. I’ve done my best with my iPhone to try and get a little more detail at the expense of colour. I’m thinking it’s geological @ynot amongst others has geological knowledge 

 

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WhodamanHD
34 minutes ago, Kingofthekats said:

Its light but does not stick to a magnet it streaks brown when I bounce off the counter it has a ting sound 

Then I’d guess limonite (an iron oxide mineral I believe) which streaks brown (Wikipedia:The streak of limonite on an unglazed porcelain plate is always brownish)

Also limonite is not usually magnetic, and can make a ting sound. Would be interested in what Tony has to say though.

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Kingofthekats

should i cut a window in it?

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WhodamanHD
2 minutes ago, Kingofthekats said:

should i cut a window in it?

Go ahead, could be hard to determine much from it though,being 4-5.5 on the hardness scale and glass being 5.5. See if it scratches a finger nail or a penny too.

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Kingofthekats

Its white on the inside

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WhodamanHD
13 minutes ago, Kingofthekats said:

Its white on the inside

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Then I’m more inclined to go with @GeschWhats idea, a fungus of some sort, maybe false truffle. 

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abyssunder
5 hours ago, Kingofthekats said:

I'm not sure what this is it is light and when dropped on the table sound like a rock.

 

As far I can see, looks to be a nice example of an ironstone concretion.

 

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comparative picture from here

 

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ynot

I would like to see better focused pictures.

Also can You do a hardness test and see if it has a reaction to fire?

I an in the recent organic camp pending better information and pictures.

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Kingofthekats

It has no reaction to fire can be easily scratched with a knife I tried scratching it on a window but did not work

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ynot

I really looks like a dried out seed pod.

I think this one needs an in hand examination by a geologist (amature or profesional) to be sure of what it is.

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Sagebrush Steve

 

2 minutes ago, ynot said:

I really looks like a dried out seed pod.

I think this one needs an in hand examination by a geologist (amature or profesional) to be sure of what it is.

I tend to agree.  If it is light, does it float in water?

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Kingofthekats

yes it floats in water

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caldigger

My friend the zombie says "Brains!".  

But then again, he always says "Brains!"

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JohnBrewer
16 hours ago, Sagebrush Steve said:

If it has white squiggles on top I’m inclined to say it’s a decomposing Hostess cupcake: :blink:

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You beat me to it!

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Tidgy's Dad

Some sort of seed.

Or cupcake.

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Bullsnake

I'm liking the fungus idea.

Maybe a Stinkhorn egg.

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GeschWhat
4 hours ago, Bullsnake said:

Stinkhorn egg.

Had to google this - it's a new one for me. :D

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abyssunder

Darn!  It was said it is light. Now I can see why you think it could be fungus if I look how's a Tuber .


...but, it was said "It has no reaction to fire"

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