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Phenakite and Quartz from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

 
Phenakite and Quartz from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

Phenakite and Quartz from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 43373
Mineral:Phenakite and Quartz
Locality:Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado
Description:Transparent pale sherry-colored to colorless phenakite crystals up to 4 mm long with colorless quartz crystals up to 9 mm long. The specimen is concave on the rear, indicating it grew over an unknown prismatic hexagonal mineral, possibly quartz or beryl.
Overall Size:27x13x7 mm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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