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Quartz, Luinaite-(OH)

Locality: Bald Hornet claim (Blue Mountain Saddle), North Bend, King Co., Washington, USA

Posted by: Jaimy Henman

Quartz with delicate, green sprays of Luinaite-(OH) Collection of Jaimy Henman [Visual identification agreed - Rob Woodside - 11/Aug/2014]

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