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Quartz var. Eldoradoite (Smoky Quartz) from near Placerville, El Dorado County, California

 
Quartz var. Eldoradoite (Smoky Quartz) from near Placerville, El Dorado County, California

Quartz var. Eldoradoite (Smoky Quartz) from near Placerville, El Dorado County, California

Quartz var. Eldoradoite (Smoky Quartz) from near Placerville, El Dorado County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 18760
Mineral:Quartz var. Eldoradoite (Smoky Quartz)
Locality:near Placerville, El Dorado County, California
Description:Huge doubly-terminated quartz crystal with pyramidal termination on top and complex, parallel termination faces on the bottom. Has white spherical inclusions inside the quartz. Damage to the exterior does not diminish the value of this historic specimen. Ex. Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.) Collection no. 6022, donated by Samuel L. Fox (ca. 1890).
Overall Size:16x10x8 cm
Crystals:16 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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