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Quartz Var Carrara Diamond On Marble

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Quartz Var Carrara Diamond On Marble

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Description
Locality: 
Fantiscritti Quarry, Carrara, Tuscany, Italy
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 3.7 × 3.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Description

Several very nice, water-clear 'carrara diamonds' on sheer white marble.
The Carrara marble is the very best worldwide and was already mined in the times of Romans.
A little hard to photograph because of the extreme transparency and white background. Far better in nature.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Carrara Diamond

Variety Of: 

Quartz

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

Marble

Variety Of: 

Calcite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
3.0

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