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Quartz var. Smoky from Mont Blanc Alps, near French border, Switzerland

 
Quartz var. Smoky from Mont Blanc Alps, near French border, Switzerland

DESCRIPTION:No. 12404
Mineral:Quartz var. Smoky
Locality:Mont Blanc Alps, near French border, Switzerland
Description:Large plate of translucent smoky quartz crystals up to 4 cm long each. Minor damage to a few crystals, though still an impressive specimen. Originally acquired in 1961 from John Albanese. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #B50
Overall Size:11x11x5 cm
Crystals:2-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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