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Quartz var. Skeletal-growth from Porreta (Pereta Mine), Tuscany, Italy

Quartz var. Skeletal-growth from Porreta (Pereta Mine), Tuscany, Italy

Mineral:Quartz var. Skeletal-growth
Locality:Porreta (Pereta Mine), Tuscany, Italy
Description:Old specimen of intergrown, skeletal quartz crystals (negative-shaped, crystal voids parallel to outer crystal form). No damage. Label on rear indicates it was in the Lechner collection (Austrian). For more info see Mineralogical Record, Nov.-Dec., 1991.
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:2-6 cm
Archived: For reference only






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