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Quartz on Fluorite from Mex-Tex Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Quartz on Fluorite from Mex-Tex Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 22449
Mineral:Quartz on Fluorite
Locality:Mex-Tex Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Large cluster of blue to green fluorite with overgrowth of large, milky quartz crystals. The fluorite is translucent and very colorful - a nice contrast to the quartz overgrowth. Sensel purchased the specimen from Scott Williams in 1958. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #R537
Overall Size:11x9x7 cm
Crystals:3-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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