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Mineral Specimen No. 70927:
Epidote on Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zoning of Hematite inclusions from Hongquizhen Quarry, Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China.

This mineral specimen of Epidote on Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zoning of Hematite inclusions from Hongquizhen Quarry, Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 70927:

Minerals Species: Epidote on Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zoning of Hematite inclusions.
Location of mineral deposit: Hongquizhen Quarry, Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China.
Description: Lustrous transparent purple-gray amethyst quartz crystals up to 28 mm with lustrous translucent dark-green epidote crystals up to 7 mm. Phantom-growth zones of inclusions dark microscopic hematite crystals are visible inside the amethyst quartz crystals. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Collected ca. 2005.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5.5x4.5x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 28 mm
Price: $150 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Epidote on Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zoning of Hematite inclusions from Hongquizhen Quarry, Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China

Mineral Specimens: Epidote on Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zoning of Hematite inclusions from Hongquizhen Quarry, Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China

Mineral Specimens: Epidote on Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zoning of Hematite inclusions from Hongquizhen Quarry, Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China

Mineral Specimens: Epidote on Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zoning of Hematite inclusions from Hongquizhen Quarry, Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China

Mineral Specimens: Epidote on Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zoning of Hematite inclusions from Hongquizhen Quarry, Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China

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