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PostFri Jun 19, 2020 2:06 pm 
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she said she found it on the beach near Seahurst in Burien. go figure.

thank you very much for your help. up.gif

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PostFri Jun 19, 2020 3:46 pm 
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99.99% chance it was tossed from someone's rock collection, or else from a  traintrack  bed or even road bed. Definitely not from a local outcrop......sometimes locals in some places refer to mystery rocks as meteorites!

I like the ol' guy who confidently told  me many decades ago: " There are three type  of rocks...flint rock, limey  rock, and old  field rock."
If it was only that simple! doh.gif

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PostFri Jun 19, 2020 4:03 pm 
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Heads up; in order to assusage my guilt from interrupting their journey to the ocean trench, I liberated my rock collection by tossing them in to the Sauk River a few years ago. I tossed in rocks from the Teanaway River, the Pacific and Atlantic ocean, novelty rocks with scenes etched into them, and maybe even rocks from the city park in Etna,WY.

Someday, a geologist is going to really have an exciting day. Or a big headache. Or both.

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PostFri Jun 19, 2020 5:15 pm 
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the person who found the rock wrote:
Cool.
Yes, its very strange.  I am 95% certain I picked up that rock on my beach.
If not there, then MAYBE at snoqualmie River last summer.  But it was a recent find, and I dont travel far.

(* if it was on the South Fork Snoqualmie, it would have been in the immediate vicinity of Exit 47 *)

(* and I think a good portion of my rock "collection" (such as it was) ended up dumped into the Nisqually River after I poured an "exposed aggregate" porch pad up at the cabin. most of those rocks came from Kalaloch Beach #1 *)

(* not sure what happened to the rocks I picked up while I was working on the road, but there were sure a lot of them. Wyoming and Colorado and Utah have some pretty interesting rocks. it's possible they're in a flowerbed somewhere over off East Vickery Road *)

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