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Chalcedony

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Chalcedony

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Locality: 
Basalt Quarry, Weitendorf, Styria, Austria
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.3 × 8.3 × 10.8 cm
Description

Rare material from a quarry in Styria. The specimen shows glossy chalcedony, which appears in light blue color. This one is very good for the locality, luster and color are much better than usually. Great contrast to dark-grey basalt matrix, in good condition damage-wise.

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
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