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Quartz var. Jacare (Alligator) from Ferrugina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Quartz var. Jacare (Alligator) from Ferrugina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Quartz var. Jacare (Alligator) from Ferrugina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Quartz var. Jacare (Alligator) from Ferrugina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 40710
Mineral:Quartz var. Jacare (Alligator)
Locality:Ferrugina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Transparent smoky quartz crystals in a linear, parallel formation overgrown on milky quartz, called a Jacare (Alligator) formation because it resembles the scales on an alligator's back. The smoky quartz crystals have deeper color at the outer edges.
Overall Size:17x6x2 cm
Crystals:1-6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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