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Hydroxylherderite, Quartz, Topaz, Muscovite from Skardu Road, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

 
Hydroxylherderite, Quartz, Topaz, Muscovite from Skardu Road, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Hydroxylherderite, Quartz, Topaz, Muscovite from Skardu Road, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Hydroxylherderite, Quartz, Topaz, Muscovite from Skardu Road, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Hydroxylherderite, Quartz, Topaz, Muscovite from Skardu Road, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Hydroxylherderite, Quartz, Topaz, Muscovite from Skardu Road, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Hydroxylherderite, Quartz, Topaz, Muscovite from Skardu Road, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 81017
Mineral:Hydroxylherderite, Quartz, Topaz, Muscovite
Locality:Skardu Road, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent pale-gray quartz crystals to 32 mm with translucent white hydroxylherderite crystals to 12 mm and several water-clear pale pink sherry-colored topaz crystals to 6 mm plus yellowish muscovite mica crystals to 6 mm. The hydroxylherderite fluoresces white under SW UV illumination. Ex. Miller #M3951
Overall Size:7x7x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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