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Quartz var. Smoky Quartz on Microcline var. Amazonite from Smoky Hawk Mine, Foretell Pocket, Florissant, Teller County, Colorado

 
Quartz var. Smoky Quartz on Microcline var. Amazonite from Smoky Hawk Mine, Foretell Pocket, Florissant, Teller County, Colorado

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz on Microcline var. Amazonite from Smoky Hawk Mine, Foretell Pocket, Florissant, Teller County, Colorado

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz on Microcline var. Amazonite from Smoky Hawk Mine, Foretell Pocket, Florissant, Teller County, Colorado

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz on Microcline var. Amazonite from Smoky Hawk Mine, Foretell Pocket, Florissant, Teller County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 77193
Mineral:Quartz var. Smoky Quartz on Microcline var. Amazonite
Locality:Smoky Hawk Mine, Foretell Pocket, Florissant, Teller County, Colorado
Description:Large 92 mm dark smoky quartz crystal with blue-green amazonite crystals, the variety of microcline feldspar colored by lead impurities, around the base. The smoky quartz crystal has a satin luster caused by etching solutions in the cavity. Collected by Joe Dorris in 2015 during filming of The Prospectors television show
Overall Size:10x6x5 cm
Crystals:21-92 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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