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Quartz var. Smoky with Hematite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Quartz var. Smoky with Hematite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Quartz var. Smoky with Hematite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 19444
Mineral:Quartz var. Smoky with Hematite
Locality:West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Plate of gray smoky quartz crystals up to 15 mm with scattered hematite crystals up to 2 mm. The quartz are dipyramidal form with very short prism faces - known as Cumberland habit. See article: The Cumberland Habit in Rocks and Minerals, May/June 2003. From old collection ca. 1890
Overall Size:16x10x4.5 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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