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Quartz (reverse scepter formation) from Black Bear Pass, southeast of Telluride, San Miguel-San Juan Counties, Colorado

 
Quartz (reverse scepter formation) from Black Bear Pass, southeast of Telluride, San Miguel-San Juan Counties, Colorado

Quartz (reverse scepter formation) from Black Bear Pass, southeast of Telluride, San Miguel-San Juan Counties, Colorado

Quartz (reverse scepter formation) from Black Bear Pass, southeast of Telluride, San Miguel-San Juan Counties, Colorado

Quartz (reverse scepter formation) from Black Bear Pass, southeast of Telluride, San Miguel-San Juan Counties, Colorado

Quartz (reverse scepter formation) from Black Bear Pass, southeast of Telluride, San Miguel-San Juan Counties, Colorado

Quartz (reverse scepter formation) from Black Bear Pass, southeast of Telluride, San Miguel-San Juan Counties, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 76660
Mineral:Quartz (reverse scepter formation)
Locality:Black Bear Pass, southeast of Telluride, San Miguel-San Juan Counties, Colorado
Description:Two generations of lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals with no matrix attached. The largest 30 mm quartz crystal grew first, then was overgrown with smaller parallel quartz crystals to 20 mm forming a reverse-scepter formation. Collected ca. 1992
Overall Size:4.5x2x2 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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