Tree rock

Asked August 5, 2019, 3:31 PM EDT

Found small rock with design on it wondering what it is?? Thank you!

North Dakota

1 Response

Hello! Since NDSU Extension has no rock experts, I asked Bernhardt Saini-Eidukat, NDSU Geosciences department chair, and he said:

These are quartz veins, in a softer matrix, but I can’t tell what the matrix is from the picture. It could be a sandstone or a granite.

Hope that helps.