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Quartz With Graphite

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Quartz With Graphite

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Description
Locality: 
Jinkouhe District, Leshan, Sichuan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.9 × 3 × 1 cm
Description

A transparent quartz crystal group where the main crystal is doubly terminated and 5.3 cm in length. The crystals show clear, black carbon (graphite) inclusions. An attractive and top quality specimen from the locality. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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

Graphite

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