Obsidian……Can you use it?

ObsidianHere is another Ask-a-Geologist that we received.  Obsidian is one of our favorite rocks.  Children love this rock too!

Question:  What is obsidian rock used for?

Answer:  In ancient times, obsidian was used to made crude knives and tools.  Today, obsidian is used in the production of rock wool, knives and jewelry. 

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