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Quartz With Byssolite & Epidote Inclusions

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Quartz With Byssolite & Epidote Inclusions

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Description
Locality: 
Khaplu, Ghanche District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5.5 × 4 cm
Description

A large well terminated gemmy quartz crystal with beautiful byssilite and epidote inclusion , undamaged nice display specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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

Byssolite

Variety Of: 

Amphibole Supergroup

Formula: 
AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Hardness: 
0.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Epidote

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...