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Quartz Var Gwindel

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Quartz Var Gwindel

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Description
Locality: 
Le Trient Valley, Valais, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.3 × 8 × 4.8 cm
Description

A well formed, sharp terminated gwindel - it is water-clear and nearly colorless inside; teh faces are powdered with greenish chlorite. A very nice specimen from this really rare locality. No significant damages to report, bottom was on the rock.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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

Gwindel

Variety Of: 

Quartz

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