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Chalcedony With Japan Law Quartz

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Chalcedony With Japan Law Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Andilamena, Toamasina Province, Madagascar
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3.7 × 2.7 cm
Description

A rare chalcedony coated double twinned japan-law twin specimen featuring a pair of well defined twins coated in white chalcedony. 

The three dimensional specimen is almost completely shrouded by a thick translucent coating that reveals the underlying tabular quartz crystals well. 

The main twin is aesthetically positioned and visible from both sides whilst the second smaller twin is protruding out of near its base leaning into the lower extent of the main crystal, the smaller twin is angled slightly and the two individuals crystals are offset/not in alignment despite being joined. 

There is no damage aside from the attachment related contact to the base.   

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chalcedony

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kadıköy (Chalcedon), Istanbul Province, Marmara Region, Turkey

Quartz

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

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