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Obsidian with Cristobalite inclusions (Snowflake Obsidian) from California

 
Obsidian with Cristobalite inclusions (Snowflake Obsidian) from California

Obsidian with Cristobalite inclusions (Snowflake Obsidian) from California

DESCRIPTION:No. 31325
Mineral:Obsidian with Cristobalite inclusions (Snowflake Obsidian)
Locality:California
Description:Shiny chunk of black obsidian, a natural volcanic glass, with gray inclusions of cristobalite, a polymorph of quartz. This formation is commonly called snowflake obsidian because of the resemblance to falling snowflakes. Old collection #468
Overall Size:7x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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