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Quartz var. Amethyst on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

 
Quartz var. Amethyst on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethyst on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethyst on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethyst on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 76886
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst on Fluorite
Locality:Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado
Description:Lustrous transparent medium-purple amethyst quartz crystals over a thin plate of translucent green fluorite. Collected ca. 1975. This quartz outcrop was completely excavated by open pit mining ca. 1983.
Overall Size:5x2.5x1 cm
Crystals:2-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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