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Smoky Quartz

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Smoky Quartz

ex Pearl Freeman Collection #x992

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Description
Locality: 
Fedenstock, Felli Valley, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.5 × 5.2 × 4.9 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.40cm
Description

Greenish igneous matrix supports a layer of small glassy and slightly smoky quartyz crystals with a dominant doubly terminated crystal to 4.4cms at an angle across the middle.  There is evidence of preferential coating of the terminations by chlorite?

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Smoky Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0
Provenance

Pearl Freeman Collection

Wed, 2015-07-22 22:52 -- admin
Some History
Dates: 
Post War- 
2011
Type: 
Collector/Collection
Specialisms: 
Baryte, United Kingdom, Peru, Sulphides
About

Pearl and her husband Sid were enthusiastic mineral collectors for several decades; Pearl was also long time treasurer of the British...

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