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Quartz var. Gwindel from Tormiq area, northwest of Skardu, Haramosh Mountains, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

 
Quartz var. Gwindel from Tormiq area, northwest of Skardu, Haramosh Mountains, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Quartz var. Gwindel from Tormiq area, northwest of Skardu, Haramosh Mountains, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Quartz var. Gwindel from Tormiq area, northwest of Skardu, Haramosh Mountains, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 14901
Mineral:Quartz var. Gwindel
Locality:Tormiq area, northwest of Skardu, Haramosh Mountains, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Description:Transparent gwindel formation (twisted arrangement of stacked crystals) of colorless quartz. Two area have surface and sub-surface inclusions of worm-like twisted hematite(?) crystals. A unique specimen.
Overall Size:9x8x3.5 cm
Crystals:8 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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