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Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
*Pending*

Hey guys... time for another freebie.

I picked up some river stones I thought would look nice and have some left over.

Dark grey with some cool texture and shape going on. Some have veins of pink granite running through. Largest one is shown wet.





And because they're found stones, I can't guarantee that they won't mess with your pH.
 

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There a stone called serpentine. They 100% mess with your ph iv tried them
Hey. Thanks for the info. What features exactly make you id them as serpentine? I tried googling them, but the stones that come up look greener than mine.

I guess then it would be use at your own risk.
 

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There a stone called serpentine. They 100% mess with your ph iv tried them
Don't know if that is serpentine...hard to tell how much if any metamorphism as occured based on those photos, looks more intrusive in origin. Perhaps the owner of those rocks could clarify to the where abouts those rocks were collected. If collected.... to the best of my knowledge very limited areas locally have exposed outcropping of ultramafic rock let alone metamorphosed ultramafic, typically where serpentine would be found. Also, I don't think that is granite, looks more like feldspar or perhaps quartz mineralization, likely feldspar if it is pink.
 

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Don't know if that is serpentine...hard to tell how much if any metamorphism as occured based on those photos, looks more intrusive in origin. Perhaps the owner of those rocks could clarify to the where abouts those rocks were collected. If collected.... to the best of my knowledge very limited areas locally have exposed outcropping of ultramafic rock let alone metamorphosed ultramafic, typically where serpentine would be found. Also, I don't think that is granite, looks more like feldspar or perhaps quartz mineralization, likely feldspar if it is pink.
They were collected from Parksville on the island. Not sure if the rocks were native to the area as they seemed to be close to some sort of construction site.
 

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BUMP.

I have a few more stones to give away/trade. 3 medium pieces of lava stone.
 

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Getting rid of the rest of my spare rocks. Grey ones like those pictured at the start of this thread.

At UBC or Surrey.
 

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I have a lava stone with a hole through it you can have without a trade. If your going to the VAHS BBQ July 23 I can bring it for you. :) Cheers
 

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I have a lava stone with a hole through it you can have without a trade. If your going to the VAHS BBQ July 23 I can bring it for you. :) Cheers
Thanks for the kind offer, but I just traded away a couple lava stones recently so I'm good.

Good reminder me to bring things for trades at the BBQ.
 
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