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Quartz with Ajoite inclusions from Messina Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa

 
Quartz with Ajoite inclusions from Messina Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Quartz with Ajoite inclusions from Messina Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Quartz with Ajoite inclusions from Messina Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Quartz with Ajoite inclusions from Messina Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Quartz with Ajoite inclusions from Messina Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Quartz with Ajoite inclusions from Messina Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 80593
Mineral:Quartz with Ajoite inclusions
Locality:Messina Mine, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Description:Lustrous translucent gray quartz crystals to 35 mm with blue-green ajoite microcrystals included inside two of the largest quartz crystals. The ajoite inclusions are form phantom-growth zones because they coated the quartz while it was still growing. Ex. Miller #M1919; Collected ca. 1987
Overall Size:37x16x14 mm
Crystals:micro to 35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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