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Milky Quartz

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Milky Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Cliffhanger Pocket, Amphitheater, Ouray County, Colorado, United States of America
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.3 × 6.1 × 4.5 cm
Description

 This is a perfect specimen for the collector of unusual quartz or reheals. A large crystal (5 cm. diameter) broke from the matrix The longest part of the crystal (the termination) then apparently broke from this, the base. Both broken ends have rehealed with multiple porcelain-like terminations. On one side, several quartz after scalenahedral calcite crystals are attached. The first picture shows these epimorphs.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Milky Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

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