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Quartz pseudomorph after Halite from Leonardsville, Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Kansas

 
Quartz pseudomorph after Halite from Leonardsville, Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Kansas

DESCRIPTION:No. 39768
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorph after Halite
Locality:Leonardsville, Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Kansas
Description:Brown quartz pseudomorph after a hoppered crystal (depressed center faces) of cubic halite 3 cm across. Two faces are complete. It appears the halite was frozen in mud, then dissolved leaving a cavity that was filled by quartz.
Overall Size:5x4x4 cm
Crystals:3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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