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"Fordite" Stones Made From Old Car Paint


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On a daily basis, we are surrounded by art within our everyday world. Fordite (aka Detroit agate) is a stunning example of the phenomena that can occur before our very eyes. Initially, these beautiful gems appear to be naturally produced rock. In fact, though, the colorfully captivating stones are actually the result of automobile paint that has built up over time.

Source: Beautifully Rare Stones Produced from Layers of Old Car Paint

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These are cool. Thanks for sharing, Lucas. 

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