Dragon Minerals - Update March 24, 2019

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19193: Quartz Gwindel
Shalman area, Khyber Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan
Miniature - 4.0 x 3.6 x 1.6 cm (1.6 x 1.4 x 0.6 inches)
38 grams (0.08 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

A colorless, highly transparent and gemmy quartz gwindel, with very slightly frosted faces. The gwindel twist is slight, but distinctly evident along one row of terminations. This is an 'open gwindel' because a row of quartz terminations are visible on each side. In addition to the usual base issues, a small few chips are noted. Sits nicely for display without needing additional support.

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