Dragon Minerals - April 25, 2022 Update

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27436: Quartz and Montmorillonite - $14
White Queen Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California
Miniature - 4.5 x 3.1 x 2.3 cm
24 grams
Specimen status: Available
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A complex, translucent to opaque quartz crystal with inclusions of colorless to light pink montmorillonite clay. The back is more complex than the flat, front face. This material is classic for the locality, and only rarely found at other (even close by) gem pegmatite mines in the Pala District. This sample is doubly terminated floater, in pristine condition. A must for the collector of quartz, of included crystals, or of San Diego County minerals.






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