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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 24941
Mineral:Quartz on Fluorite
Locality:Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Cubic crystal of purple fluorite 16 mm across completely overgrown with colorless quartz crystals up to 3 mm. The quartz overgrowth is highly lustrous, making the specimen quite sparkly. When illuminated from the side the purple color is evident.
Overall Size:4x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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