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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 69675
Mineral:Quartz var. Smoky Quartz on Microcline var. Amazonite
Locality:Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
Description:Elongated cluster of lustrous transparent dark smoky quartz crystals to 21 mm intermixed with blocky pale-green amazonite crystals to 16 mm, the green variety of microcline feldspar caused by lead impurities. Amazonite is uncommon in New Hampshire. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #1221
Overall Size:11.5x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-21 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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