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    Slag/Onyx Questions

    Been a few lately and although it is very tough to positively ID every slag/onyx marble, here are a few things to look for. However, since we have learned different companies can share the same characteristics, none of this is "cut in stone".

    Transparent colored or clear glass with opaque white swirls or ribbons.

    Peltier: swirls of thinner white glass, also known as "feathering".

    CAC: one or two seams and the colored glass seems to be a little brighter.

    Akro: no real defining characteristics, but if it doesn't fit into any other category, then it is likely.

    MFC: the "9", tail, and the cut line. But no red ones.

    Hope this helps.
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    Last edited by Al; 08-27-2007 at 02:11 PM.

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    Re: Slag/Onyx Questions

    These are great general rules. and many glags can be IDed to a maker. It is also true that if it has no defined traits(except red) it could have been made by any of the companies. I also have feathered CACs, Pelts with 9s and akros with 9s tails and a shear mark just like MFCs. And some 2 seam Pelts that looked just like CACs. Color can help a bit as there are a few shades that appear to have only been made by one company. But as a general rule Dans chart should be of a great help for putting an ID to many slags. Peace,Galen

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    Re: Slag/Onyx Questions

    You've gotta' love this stuff . . . Thanks to both of you - again! -Ric

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    Re: Slag/Onyx Questions

    Good information - thanks!

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    Re: Slag/Onyx Questions

    Nice post and info 1DANS!

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