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Quartz var. Smoky on Microcline var. Amazonite from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire

 
Quartz var. Smoky on Microcline var. Amazonite from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire

Quartz var. Smoky on Microcline var. Amazonite from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire

Quartz var. Smoky on Microcline var. Amazonite from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire

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Quartz var. Smoky on Microcline var. Amazonite from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire

DESCRIPTION:No. 65364
Mineral:Quartz var. Smoky on Microcline var. Amazonite
Locality:Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
Description:Pale-green amazonite, the green variety of microcline feldspar colored by trace lead impurities, with an intersecting group of parallel lustrous transparent smoky quartz crystals to 18 mm. The outer edges of the amazonite crystals are cleavage faces. Ex. D. Miller collection #M2223
Overall Size:4.5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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