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Quartz With Carbon Inclusions

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Quartz With Carbon Inclusions

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Description
Locality: 
Sichuan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 3.5 × 1.5 cm
Description

A twin of transparent quartz crystals with clearly defined carbon (graphite) inclusions. Much nicer in person as it is very difficult to photograph.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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

Carbon

Variety Of: 

Graphite

Formula: 
C
Strunz: 
1.CB.05a
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
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