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Quartz epimorphs of Anhydrite from Silver Point Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

 
Quartz epimorphs of Anhydrite from Silver Point Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

Quartz epimorphs of Anhydrite from Silver Point Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 34104
Mineral:Quartz epimorphs of Anhydrite
Locality:Silver Point Mine, Ouray County, Colorado
Description:Colorless quartz crystals up to 8 mm long that formed over large anhydrite crystals resulting in flat surfaces (casts) on the rear from anhydrite that naturally dissolved away. The resulting specimen has a sculptural shape of blocky geometry. Collected in the early 1980s
Overall Size:10x7x6 cm
Crystals:4-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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