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Quartz var. Faden-habit from (Val d'Illiez), Valais, Switzerland

 
Quartz var. Faden-habit from (Val d'Illiez), Valais, Switzerland

DESCRIPTION:No. 39644
Mineral:Quartz var. Faden-habit
Locality:(Val d'Illiez), Valais, Switzerland
Description:Sculptural cluster of colorless transparent quartz crystals exhibiting classic Faden habit - doubly-terminated tabular crystals growing from a milky central spine that curves through the formation. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #12857, originally acquired in 1991 from J. Wood
Overall Size:4x1.5x1 cm
Crystals:2-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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