Can anyone ID this "bleeding" rock?

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  1. JARHEAD1371

    JARHEAD1371 Well-Known Member

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    While scouting in the Black Hills I walked up on this "bleeding" rock. There were several other white rocks like this in the area but none like this. The liquid at the bottom of the crevasse is water from the morning rain. Has anyone ever seen anything like this?
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  2. bigbuck

    bigbuck Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for posting I havent ever seen anything like that . Hopefully someone will tell us what it is and how it became.
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  3. cowboy

    cowboy Well-Known Member

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    Send that picture over to the Geology Dept. at SD Tech right there in Rapid City and I'll bet you get a response. Better yet - just stop by there sometime and I'm sure you'll get a response that goes back a couple thousand years.
     
  4. bigbuck

    bigbuck Well-Known Member

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    I can tell you were the rock came from but I don't know about the bleeding issue.

    GENESIS 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

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  5. nfhjr62

    nfhjr62 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe an Eagle or Hawk had it's lunch on that rock leaving behind the mess
     
  6. old_heli_logger

    old_heli_logger Well-Known Member

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    Sorry about that, I gotta cut them breakfast burritos out of my diet…that one was a real screamer.
     
  7. Scout1

    Scout1 Well-Known Member

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    My guess is the rock contains an extreamly high content of Iron. What you are seeing is the oxidization of the iron (Rust)
     
  8. groper

    groper Well-Known Member

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    lmfao!
     
  9. Coyboy

    Coyboy Well-Known Member

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    Female rock happens about every 28 days.













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