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Quartz over Quartz from Mont Blanc, near Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, France

 
Quartz over Quartz from Mont Blanc, near Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, France

Quartz over Quartz from Mont Blanc, near Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, France

DESCRIPTION:No. 37454
Mineral:Quartz over Quartz
Locality:Mont Blanc, near Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, France
Description:Two generations of transparent quartz: the first crystal to form is 4 cm long, then it was overgrown by a larger quartz crystal. The outer crystal has a slot, that reveals the inner crystal, probably due to calcite that has dissolved away. Ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:7x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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