Re: Faux Jade
It's a supposedly unique form of silica-flooded chromium mica schist. Hardness approx. 7, and a good cleavage along one plane. "Chrome Quartz" was the name old Chester put on it. On a side note, anyone tried these OGS EARTH applets layered over GOOGLE EARTH? Pretty slick, I say...
From Raymond Hietapakka - October 28, 2010 at 11:49:14