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Quartz Phantom & Chamosite

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Quartz Phantom & Chamosite

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Description
Locality: 
Saranpaul, Khanty-Mansi, Tyumen Oblast, Russian Federation
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 3 × 2.9 cm
Description

Very good phantom crystals, the inner growth zone covered/seperated by green chamosite micro crystals - interestingly not on all sides, leaving a 'window' in the inner crystal tip. Minor dings.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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

Chamosite

Formula: 
(Fe2+,Mg)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EC.55
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Haut de Cry, Chamoson, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

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