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Searching for mystery rocks' origin

Posted on Wednesday, 2 February, 2005 | Comment icon 6 comments

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"Wrapped in plastic bubble sheets and kept out of harm's way, plain-looking gray rocks continue to perplex Stanton James, a Northeast man who came across them more than three years ago."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Nethius on 2 February, 2005, 13:26
Thanks! Interesting story
Comment icon #2 Posted by Bio-Mage on 2 February, 2005, 16:06
I wonder if they run any tests to determine its geological origin (ie terrestrial or meteor fragment or something). Very interesting either way though...
Comment icon #3 Posted by Shaftsbury on 2 February, 2005, 17:02
An interesting article After doing a bit of searching I found that it's not really that unnatural for certain rocks to fluoresce. Here's a link to some nice images and info: Tozour Family's Fluorescent Rocks
Comment icon #4 Posted by JayMan895 on 2 February, 2005, 17:26
Very nice find Shaftsbury..glowing rocks is definitely one of the coolest things i have ever seen..ill have to read more about this
Comment icon #5 Posted by HowdyDoo on 2 February, 2005, 22:26
It's kryptonite.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Enigma on 8 February, 2005, 11:25
you have to agree they would make a good landing site plain looking in day but once a light from above hit them they could make a good sign for a landing spot.

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