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Quartz & Sepiolite

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Description
Locality: 
Wuhu, Anhui Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.1 × 6.5 × 6.4 cm
Description

The photos don't do justice on this beautiful and high-quality quartz specimen. The crystal is sharp, lustrous and very clear with inclusions of sepiolite. The locality I was given is just Anhui province so the Wuhu location is random. Label will come "Anhui Province" as the locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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

Sepiolite

Formula: 
Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.EE.25
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bettolino, Baldissero Canavese, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy

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