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Riebeckite, Quartz


Riebeckite : ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(, Quartz : SiO2
minID: 4ME-ET3

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Dimensions: 3.1 cm x 2.2 cm x 2.1 cm

3.1 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm. An absolutely water-clear, doubly terminated quartz crystal richly encloses a multitude of black riebeckite blades. This is superb and very rare combination material from Zagi Mountain. The pristine, gemmy quartz is very aesthetically attached to a stalk of matrix. Ex. Herb Obodda specimen.



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Photo added: 19th Jan 2012

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