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Quartz With Chlorite Inclusions

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Quartz With Chlorite Inclusions

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Description
Locality: 
Silverton, Animas, San Juan County, Colorado, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.9 × 4.5 × 3 cm
Description

Light green chlorite included quartz. Good luster and aesthetics. Collected years ago from the upper slopes of Galena Mountain. Uncommon Colorado piece. Acrylic base is not included.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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

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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