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Metallic spots. Contamination? Rust?
    #11209400 - 10/08/09 07:09 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

The jars have probably been ready for a day or two, but getting around to it now, there's little copper-ish gold metallic spots on all of them. They're around the size of a pinhead, some slightly larger, some smaller.

This is frightening. The jars are overdue, and a decision needs to be made fast. Please help!


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Re: Metallic spots. Contamination? Rust? [Re: Delta]
    #11209439 - 10/08/09 07:17 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

Have the cakes shrunk enough to allow the top verm layer to fall down between the cake and the glass maybe? Pics?


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Re: Metallic spots. Contamination? Rust? [Re: slackophage]
    #11209602 - 10/08/09 07:46 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

The cakes have definitely shrunk, but it sure doesn't look like vermiculite. It's shiny and metallic looking. Also, I can't get the camera to take even a halfway decent picture.


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Re: Metallic spots. Contamination? Rust? [Re: Delta]
    #11210297 - 10/08/09 09:35 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

This is probably wishful thinking, but could it be early pinning? Golden Teacher is the strain, but I didn't think they were colored like real gold- shiny and metallic... It's the same look as a brand new penny...

Ugh, ugh, UGH. :frown:


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Re: Metallic spots. Contamination? Rust? [Re: Delta]
    #11217100 - 10/09/09 08:44 PM (8 years, 2 months ago)

You def need pics if you want real answers, and even then they're educated guesses at best.


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Re: Metallic spots. Contamination? Rust? [Re: po0dingles]
    #11224624 - 10/11/09 02:58 AM (8 years, 2 months ago)

Vermiculite is essentially the same thing as mica (the shiny stuff in granite). I would imagine that is most likely what you are seeing.


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Re: Metallic spots. Contamination? Rust? [Re: samarti4]
    #11224643 - 10/11/09 03:02 AM (8 years, 2 months ago)

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samarti4 said:
Vermiculite is essentially the same thing as mica (the shiny stuff in granite). I would imagine that is most likely what you are seeing.



thats kool

any way yea vermiculite is shiny looky flakes of rocks they dont look like it in a pile but a few flakes will be shiny when alone


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Re: Metallic spots. Contamination? Rust? [Re: samarti4]
    #11224866 - 10/11/09 04:25 AM (8 years, 2 months ago)

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Vermiculite is essentially the same thing as mica (the shiny stuff in granite). I would imagine that is most likely what you are seeing.



Yep its the verm. i have lot of spots like yours in my jars :smile:


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