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Quartz var. Dauphiné-twin with Tourmaline inclusions from Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Quartz var. Dauphiné-twin with Tourmaline inclusions from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Quartz var. Dauphiné-twin with Tourmaline inclusions from Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 20576
Mineral:Quartz var. Dauphiné-twin with Tourmaline inclusions
Locality:Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Rare Dauphine-twin quartz crystal (note S-faces on two adjacent corners) with many inclusions of tourmaline (elbaite?). The quartz gas a distinct blue color due to the tourmaline inclusions. Minor damage on edges. This is the ONLY Dauphine-twin I have. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:6x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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