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BAG OF MAHOGANY OBSIDIAN PIECES (600 gram bag) - Oregon, USA

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BAG OF MAHOGANY OBSIDIAN PIECES
(Approx 100 pieces)

Oregon, USA
  
Obsidian is a natural volcanic glass, formed when lava from a volcano cools extremely quickly leaving no time for crystals to grow.  Amazingly, it is the same chemical composition as granite but granite has cooled very slowly deep underground forming large crystals. The lava that produces obsidian is usually sticky and highly viscous, resulting in explosively violent volcanic eruptions. 

The brown and red varieties of obsidian are called 'mahogany obsidian', the colour due to oxidation of iron in the original magma. 

Caution: Just like man-made glass, broken pieces of obsidian often have very sharp edges.

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Weight:  615 grams (weight of bag)

PRICE: £8.00
BAG OF MAHOGANY OBSIDIAN PIECES (600 gram bag) - Oregon, USA
BAG OF MAHOGANY OBSIDIAN PIECES (600 gram bag) - Oregon, USA BAG OF MAHOGANY OBSIDIAN PIECES (600 gram bag) - Oregon, USA BAG OF MAHOGANY OBSIDIAN PIECES (600 gram bag) - Oregon, USA BAG OF MAHOGANY OBSIDIAN PIECES (600 gram bag) - Oregon, USA