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Quartz var. Tessin-habit from Mount Ofenhorn, Binntal, Switzerland

 
Quartz var. Tessin-habit from Mount Ofenhorn, Binntal, Switzerland

DESCRIPTION:No. 21726
Mineral:Quartz var. Tessin-habit
Locality:Mount Ofenhorn, Binntal, Switzerland
Description:Tapered crystal of transparent quartz with one face coated with a platy mineral (muscovite?). The Tessin-habit is alternating termination faces with prism faces resulting in tapered shape.
Overall Size:5x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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