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Rock Crystal Var Gwindel With Chlorite

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Rock Crystal Var Gwindel With Chlorite

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Description
Locality: 
Binn Valley, Valais, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.1 × 5.7 × 2.2 cm
Weight: 
132.00gr
Description

Very nice rock crystal gwindel, dusted with chlorite. Surfaces at the bottom, where it was attached to rock, are healed.

Gwindels of clear rock crystal are not as common as smoky quartz-colored ones.

Mounted on an acrylic base. Weight incl. base.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rock Crystal

Variety Of: 

Quartz

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

Gwindel

Variety Of: 

Quartz

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

Chlorite

Synonym Of: 

Chlorite Group

Group Parent: 
Chlorite
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2 - 2.5
Colour: 
Green, Grey, Brown
Streak: 
colourless
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