Dragon Minerals - Update February 6, 2019

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05021: Quartz (variety Smoky Quartz)
Elizabeth R Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California
Cabinet - 9.8 x 4.2 x 3.6 cm (3.9 x 1.7 x 1.4 inches)
Weight - 188 grams (0.41 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

A terminated, lightly smoky quartz crystal. Ranges from translucent at the base to more transparent near the termination. The terminated end is slightly chipped and has white inclusions (albite? montmorillonite?) in several faces. The other end is a healed break. Personally collected from the Elizabeth R Mine dumps in April of 2005.

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