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Epidote & Quartz

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Epidote & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Green Monster Mine, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, United States of America
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 5.4 × 2.9 cm
Description

A really huge, sharp and highly lustrous crystal - the front-display is perfect! Roatated more to the left hand side there is a contacted area. The epidote is associated with a group of lustrous, sharp quartz crystals and in the middle - resting on the epidote you can see one about 1cm tall japanese-law crystal. Next to the impressive quality and the aesthetic arrangement this twinned quartz crystal makes this specimen really special. No significant damages to report, bottom was on the rock.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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...

Quartz

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