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Quartz, Valentinite, Stibnite

Quartz : SiO2, Valentinite : Sb2O3, Stibnite : Sb2S3
minID: 14T-QM1

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Dimensions: 5 cm x 2.5 cm x 2.1 cm

5.0 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm. An OLD-TIME, water-clear quartz crystal FILLED with acicular crystals of valentinite and a few, starkly contrasting stibnite needles from the Bloody Canyon Mine of Nevada. The very glassy quartz crystal is complete all-around and is very nearly pristine. Outstanding, RARE and classic material from the Richard Hauck Quartz Collection.

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Photo added: 18th Jun 2008

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