Dragon Minerals - August 24, 2020 Update

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16542:
Quartz with Montmorillonite inclusions - $8
White Queen Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California
Miniature - 3.9 x 2.6 x 2.2 cm (1.5 x 1.0 x 0.8 inches)
23 grams (0.05 pounds)
Specimen status: Available     Send an email with specimen number to order

A doubly-terminated quartz crystal, having numerous points on each termination. The specimen is rendered translucent and slightly pink by inclusions of montmorillonite clay. This inclusion/association is uncommon elsewhere, but classic material for this classic locality. No point of attachment to matrix is seen; this is a floater. No damage.









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