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|Quartz var. Smoky Quartz
|Black and Blue prospect, Harris Park, Park County, Colorado
|Floater formation, fully crystallized on all sides, of lustrous translucent-to-transparent smoky quartz crystals with no attached matrix. The smoky quartz crystals are in parallel orientation causing many reflections when illuminated at certain angles. See article: What’s New in Minerals in Mineralogical Record v.24 #5. Originally acquired in trade from John Kennedy on 13 August 1994
|For reference only
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