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Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado

 
Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 78249
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz
Locality:Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado
Description:Slender tapered crystal of pale-purple amethyst quartz with faint chevron-like phantom-growth zones in the upper third. Collected ca. 1975. This quartz outcrop was completely excavated by open pit mining ca. 1983.
Overall Size:18x3x3 mm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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