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It is an Agate, but I see no evidence of fossil coral in the sample.  It looks like it would be beautiful when sliced and polished. 

First give it a few days to a week soaking in a solution of Iron Out and water to remove the iron staining on the outside.  Afterward, if there is any green stains or obvious lichens or other bios on the sample, soak it in a closed container with straight ammonia, outside, for a week to remove the bios.  Always follow the manufactured directions, and use PPEs in a well ventilated area.   Do not use cheap ammonia from the dollar store.

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12 hours ago, 4meter said:

It is an Agate, but I see no evidence of fossil coral in the sample.  It looks like it would be beautiful when sliced and polished. 

First give it a few days to a week soaking in a solution of Iron Out and water to remove the iron staining on the outside.  Afterward, if there is any green stains or obvious lichens or other bios on the sample, soak it in a closed container with straight ammonia, outside, for a week to remove the bios.  Always follow the manufactured directions, and use PPEs in a well ventilated area.   Do not use cheap ammonia from the dollar store.

Ok,thankyou for your suggestion. 

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12 hours ago, 4meter said:

It is an Agate, but I see no evidence of fossil coral in the sample.  It looks like it would be beautiful when sliced and polished. 

First give it a few days to a week soaking in a solution of Iron Out and water to remove the iron staining on the outside.  Afterward, if there is any green stains or obvious lichens or other bios on the sample, soak it in a closed container with straight ammonia, outside, for a week to remove the bios.  Always follow the manufactured directions, and use PPEs in a well ventilated area.   Do not use cheap ammonia from the dollar store.

Don't know why but when I found it looked very creepy to me.

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Tumble or cut and cab it, it looks like a nice specimen for a pendant.

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