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Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law Twinned) from Grimsel, Valais, Switzerland

 
Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law Twinned) from Grimsel, Valais, Switzerland

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law Twinned) from Grimsel, Valais, Switzerland

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law Twinned) from Grimsel, Valais, Switzerland

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law Twinned) from Grimsel, Valais, Switzerland

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law Twinned) from Grimsel, Valais, Switzerland

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law Twinned) from Grimsel, Valais, Switzerland

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law Twinned) from Grimsel, Valais, Switzerland

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law Twinned) from Grimsel, Valais, Switzerland

DESCRIPTION:No. 75572
Mineral:Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law Twinned)
Locality:Grimsel, Valais, Switzerland
Description:Large lustrous transparent smoky quartz crystals with secondary corner faces indicating twinning following the Dauphiné Law of quartz twinning (not Brazil Law as label indicates). The smoky quartz crystals are highly transparent, though flawed internally From my personal collection; ex. John Albanese (1898-1969 #G869), ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:128x55x41 mm
Crystals:35-128 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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