|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from California > Obsidian with Cristobalite inclusions (Snowflake Obsidian)|
|Mineral:||Obsidian with Cristobalite inclusions (Snowflake Obsidian)|
|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.|
|Overall Size:||7x5x5 cm|
|Status:||For reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Western States, USA > Quartz Specimens|
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