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Quartz, Epidote

Quartz : SiO2, Epidote : {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
minID: YDD-5CR

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Dimensions: 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm x 1.5 cm

Excellent smallish piece from Alaska. This piece is host to both a single doubly terminated long slender quartz crystal and a doubly terminated epidote. Both the quartz and epidote are perched on a small group of epidote crystals. Really quite nice, no damage. Measures 3.5x1.5x1.5cm

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Photo added: 12th Apr 2007

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