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Smoky Quartz

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Smoky Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Pardatsch, Nalps Valley, Tujetsch, Surselva Region, Grisons, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 5.4 × 2.6 cm
Description

The locality is very uncommon and material is hard to obtain. The main crystal (43mm tall) is of superb quality. Absolutely flawless, no internal cracks, no inclusions and highly lustrous. It shows light smoky color. The assemble could´t be better, the crystal raise up vertically exactly in the center of the piece. One second larger crystal is lying horizontal in the front, some smaller crystals are attached. The crystals are set on a snowy white Albite-matrix. The specimen is developed as floater, even bottom of matrix is crystalized. Best quality, wonderful assemble, no significant damages to report.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Smoky Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0