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Quartz var. Smoky Quartz on Perthite from Slieve Binian, Mourne Mountains, County Down, Northern Ireland

 
Quartz var. Smoky Quartz on Perthite from Slieve Binian, Mourne Mountains, County Down, Northern Ireland

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz on Perthite from Slieve Binian, Mourne Mountains, County Down, Northern Ireland

DESCRIPTION:No. 54398
Mineral:Quartz var. Smoky Quartz on Perthite
Locality:Slieve Binian, Mourne Mountains, County Down, Northern Ireland
Description:Lustrous transparent dark-smoky quartz crystals in a shallow cavity in gray perthite. The smoky quartz crystals have unusual patterns on the crystal faces that may be where another mineral was included on the surface of the quartz, then dissolved. Collected September 2009
Overall Size:7x4.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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