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Zircon on Quartz from St. Peter's Dome, El Paso County, Colorado

 
Zircon on Quartz from St. Peter's Dome, El Paso County, Colorado

Zircon on Quartz from St. Peter's Dome, El Paso County, Colorado

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Zircon on Quartz from St. Peter's Dome, El Paso County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 29758
Mineral:Zircon on Quartz
Locality:St. Peter's Dome, El Paso County, Colorado
Description:Many octahedral crystals of brown zircon on gray quartz matrix. The zircon crystals are clean, lustrous and fluoresce under UV illumination. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M205; ex. Gisler
Overall Size:8x5.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:2-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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