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Quartz

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Locality: 
Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.3 × 7.9 × 5.6 cm
Description

Minerals from Crete are generally rare - and what we have here is a truely amazing quartz crystal. It show excellent luster and clarity, the faces expose a wonderful texture and the contrast to red-brown matrix is wonderful. Should be high valued for the arre locality and the fine quality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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