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Huge agate or just a cool rock?

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Can anyone provide any insight? My grandpa has had it for years in his garden.... Thanks for the help. It weighs 16lb

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It looks to me like an agate. The characteristics are a little different, but I believe it is... Get it checked at a shop. Either way its a really cool find!!! Way to go!!!

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Ive seen what was told to me to be petrified wood that was very similar.

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Wow! Awesome colors on that rock regardless of what it is!

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Ive seen what was told to me to be petrified wood that was very similar.

Same here. My dad had a peice of rock like that in our back yard. I was told it was petrified wood. I am no expert though. Still cool though. smile

The fractures in it remind me of chert or flint confused.

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Everything that was pointed out to me as petrified wood didn't have any sort of glossy surface to it. The petrified wood I've seen was always had a dull flat surface. Similar colors but not shinny at all.

I'm probably the last person to ask but I'd lean away from petrified wood.

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I believe its petrified wood. My great grandpa had quite the collection in his front yard down in AZ. Those colors are fantastic though! Quite the cool rock!

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