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For help in identifying objects such as rocks, minerals, clouds, etc. Please include as many details as possible.

Please include as much relevant detail as possible when asking for help in identifying objects such as rocks, minerals, clouds, etc.

For rocks in particular, please include:

  • A well-lit, sharp photo with a scale.
  • A good description of the color, lustre, texture, strength and weight.
  • A location of where the rock was found.
  • And the hardness rating of your rock.

To learn more of how to write your question and measure the properties described above, please visit our Guide for asking rock identification questions.

Feel free to edit questions to include these details.

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