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Hello,

I found this rock 10 or 15 years ago when I was with my family in the mountain. I'm really curious what it is and why it has that red thing in it.

I assume it's quartz but I would like to know it from someone who knows more than me.

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It is a quartz crystal. The colors are from minerals collecting in the fractures. The inclusions in the crystal are other minerals as well. 

I would call that rutilated quartz. But the inclusions might not be rutile. They might just be cloudy spots from minerals in the quartz.

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2 hours ago, fuss said:

Sure looks like a quartz crystal, and I think the red you see is iron staining.

Seconded. 

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