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Zircon (Var: Malacon)

Zircon (Var: Malacon) : ZrSiO4
minID: U9Y-1LD

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A white and opaque variety of Zircon, that was first altered by the radiation of U- and Th-bearing minerals and later hydrated. Matrix is Quartz. Field of view 7 mm, collection C.&H. Schäfer

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Photo added: 10th Oct 2008

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