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Quartz on Lignite from Culebra Cut (Gaillard Cut), Panama Canal, 18 km northwest of Panama City, Panama

 
Quartz on Lignite from Culebra Cut (Gaillard Cut), Panama Canal, 18 km northwest of Panama City, Panama

Quartz on Lignite from Culebra Cut (Gaillard Cut), Panama Canal, 18 km northwest of Panama City, Panama

Quartz on Lignite from Culebra Cut (Gaillard Cut), Panama Canal, 18 km northwest of Panama City, Panama

Quartz on Lignite from Culebra Cut (Gaillard Cut), Panama Canal, 18 km northwest of Panama City, Panama

Quartz on Lignite from Culebra Cut (Gaillard Cut), Panama Canal, 18 km northwest of Panama City, Panama

DESCRIPTION:No. 58205
Mineral:Quartz on Lignite
Locality:Culebra Cut (Gaillard Cut), Panama Canal, 18 km northwest of Panama City, Panama
Description:Black silicified lignite (fossilized wood) with colorless quartz crystals to 1 mm running in linear patterns through the lignite. Accompanied by a letter stating the provenance (incorrectly labeling it as charcoal, which is wood burned without oxygen). Collected in 1960 by Jack Byron
Overall Size:9.5x8x1.5 cm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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