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Hallo everyone,

My neighbour who is a herder-cum-farmer, brought back these stones, heavy,  nice shapes.reddish-black, and some others. What do you think.

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 I think you should quit your day job as a photographer and become a garnet collector( what they probably are).  Look up rough garnet( images)

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Get yourself a "Hardness Test Kit" and then you can find out what the hardness of these stones are, you can also use the kit to test other rocks you're finding, a ruby has a hardness of 9 on the Mohs scale, a diamond has a hardness of 10, a garnet has a hardness of 6.5 to 7.5.

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