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Quartz on Petrified Wood from Marion County, Alabama

 
Quartz on Petrified Wood from Marion County, Alabama

Quartz on Petrified Wood from Marion County, Alabama

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz on Petrified Wood from Marion County, Alabama

DESCRIPTION:No. 44345
Mineral:Quartz on Petrified Wood
Locality:Marion County, Alabama
Description:Sparkling cluster of lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals coating one face of brown petrified wood that fluoresces faint green under UV illumination. The collection catalog indicated it was from the early Permian, but Alabama has none. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection
Overall Size:5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:0.2-1.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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