Can someone help me figure out this r...

Can someone help me figure out this rock??

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Bryck

Dalton, GA

#1 Jan 12, 2013
My Husband found this rock in our yard and I am so curious to find out what it is... It has a decent amount of colors on it and I am curious why... overall it looks almost "glassy" but with the black and red/brown spots on it... also it has what i am assuming is maybe pyrite on it but I don't know for sure... Any help would be appreciated!!^_^ Thanks!!
We live in middle GA if that helps...
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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#2 Jan 16, 2013
Looks like a weathered quartz vein.

Brown & dun spots are iron hydroxide stains and a bit of clay.

Have a nice day: Ag
Bryck

Dalton, GA

#3 Jan 16, 2013
Adrian Godsafe MSc wrote:
Looks like a weathered quartz vein.
Brown & dun spots are iron hydroxide stains and a bit of clay.
Have a nice day: Ag
Sweet!! Thank You so much :)

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