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|Quartz var. Tessin-habit
|Mount Ofenhorn, Binntal, Switzerland
|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.
|For reference only
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