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Quartz (Nickel-rich) from Thio, New Caledonia

Quartz (Nickel-rich) from Thio, New Caledonia

Quartz (Nickel-rich) from Thio, New Caledonia

Mineral:Quartz (Nickel-rich)
Locality:Thio, New Caledonia
Description:Vuggy brown quartz with many rectangular cavities, many lined with green nickel minerals. The quartz also shows green impurities also due to high nickel content. Wise collected the specimen while stationed in the Pacific during WWII. Ex. Stuart F. Wise collection #3
Overall Size:9x6x4.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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