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Ray_smith56

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I found this among the rocks at folkestone, at first i though it was something resembling melted glass but on closer inspection it comprises what looks like green, clear and orange crystals in a black/brown matrix which also looks like some kind of crystal. the clear crystals are attached to either side of the cream disc. I have tried lighting it so its not amber and scratching it with a needle but it makes hardly a mark.
I include images of a rock  from the same place which i think maybe econiod spines but they do appear to be very long.
Any information would be welcome
Ray
 

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Brittle Star

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Hi,

I am no expert when it comes to minerals but the first three photos look like slag.

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Agree with JW, the evacuated bubbles are a give away. The other lump looks a bit like asbestos?
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Thanks for your replies. I thought it was slag too but couldn't understand why the cream disc had only clear crystals attached either side of it.
Thanks for identifying the rock as well.
Ray
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