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Quartz var. Smoky with Microcline and Hyalite Opal from Middle Moat Mountain, Hale's Location, Carroll County, New Hampshire

 
Quartz var. Smoky with Microcline and Hyalite Opal from Middle Moat Mountain, Hale's Location, Carroll County, New Hampshire

Quartz var. Smoky with Microcline and Hyalite Opal from Middle Moat Mountain, Hale's Location, Carroll County, New Hampshire

Quartz var. Smoky with Microcline and Hyalite Opal from Middle Moat Mountain, Hale's Location, Carroll County, New Hampshire

Quartz var. Smoky with Microcline and Hyalite Opal from Middle Moat Mountain, Hale's Location, Carroll County, New Hampshire

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz var. Smoky with Microcline and Hyalite Opal from Middle Moat Mountain, Hale's Location, Carroll County, New Hampshire

DESCRIPTION:No. 48922
Mineral:Quartz var. Smoky with Microcline and Hyalite Opal
Locality:Middle Moat Mountain, Hale's Location, Carroll County, New Hampshire
Description:Large translucent smoky quartz crystals to 50 mm long on limonite-stained brown microcline feldspar crystals in an arc-shaped formation 45 mm across. The surfaces of the smoky quartz crystals have a dull luster in places where coated with hyalite opal. Ex. Swigert collection #1558, ex. George Robinson in 1990
Overall Size:12x9x5 cm
Crystals:2-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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