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Star Quartz

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Formula:
SiO2
A variety of Quartz

Refers to the shape of an aggregate of radiating crystals; not to be confused with the optical property "asterism".


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Chemical Properties of Star QuartzHide

Formula:
SiO2

Synonyms of Star QuartzHide

Other Language Names for Star QuartzHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Dolomite19 photos of Star Quartz associated with Dolomite on mindat.org.
Sphalerite19 photos of Star Quartz associated with Sphalerite on mindat.org.
Chalcostibite16 photos of Star Quartz associated with Chalcostibite on mindat.org.
Tennantite12 photos of Star Quartz associated with Tennantite on mindat.org.
Pyrite9 photos of Star Quartz associated with Pyrite on mindat.org.
Galena7 photos of Star Quartz associated with Galena on mindat.org.
Hematite3 photos of Star Quartz associated with Hematite on mindat.org.
Berzelianite2 photos of Star Quartz associated with Berzelianite on mindat.org.
Chalcedony2 photos of Star Quartz associated with Chalcedony on mindat.org.
Calcite1 photo of Star Quartz associated with Calcite on mindat.org.

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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Localities for Star QuartzHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Kolín (Kolin; Köln an der Elbe)
Doubek, Z. (1996): Zaniklá lokalita granátu a sférolitického křemene hvězdovce od Bohouňovic u Červených Peček. - Minerál 1996/6, str. 388-390, nakl. M.Bohatý, Brno.
    • Liberec Region
      • Jilemnice (Starkenbach)
        • Peřimov
Kunert, M. (1996): ‘Hvězdový křemen na Jilemnicku’, Minerál, 4(6).
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Vysočina Region
      • Žďár nad Sázavou
        • Rožná deposit
Jirásek, J.: Hvězdový křemen z uranového ložiska Rožná. Minerál, 2006, roč. 14, č. 4, s. 264-265.
USA
 
  • California
    • Riverside Co.
      • Lakeview Mts
        • Nuevo
  • New Hampshire
    • Sullivan Co.
      • Springfield
Nicolay & Stone (1967) Rocks & Minerals: A Guide For Collectors of Eastern United States
Nicolay & Stone (1967) Rocks & Minerals: A Guide For Collectors of Eastern United States
  • New York
    • Westchester Co.
Rocks & Min. 40:11
    • Amelia Co.
      • Chula
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Bedford Co.
      • Moneta-Forest
Virginia Minerals (1998) vol32 no.3
    • Campbell Co.
      • Alta Vista
Virginia Minerals (1998) vol32 no.3
    • Henry Co.
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Madison Co.
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Nelson Co.
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Powhatan Co.
      • Flat Rock
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
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