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Quartz with Chlorite phantom-growth inclusions from Shingle Springs District, El Dorado County, California

 
Quartz with Chlorite phantom-growth inclusions from Shingle Springs District, El Dorado County, California

Quartz with Chlorite phantom-growth inclusions from Shingle Springs District, El Dorado County, California

Quartz with Chlorite phantom-growth inclusions from Shingle Springs District, El Dorado County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 63323
Mineral:Quartz with Chlorite phantom-growth inclusions
Locality:Shingle Springs District, El Dorado County, California
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals with microscopic green chlorite inclusions in phantom-growth zones that make them appear green. There are over 10 mines in the district that mined for gold. Ex. Mort Metersky collection #Si-191, director of International Calcite Collectors Association; acquired in trade in 1952
Overall Size:6x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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