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Quartz

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Locality: 
Arrastra Basin, Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 1.6 × 1.6 cm
Description

 This is a most unusual quartz scepter from an old mining district. Collected at extremely high elevation, there is slight chipping as a result of the intense freeze/thaw cycle. This crystal is actually a very light , but discernable amethyst color.

Mineral Data
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Quartz

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