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Last Updated: 3rd Nov 2016

By Kyle Perez

Amazing Quartz specimen from Washington Co., Missouri. Brown Quartz is grown on top of fossilized algae with unique banding. This specimen was acquired from Bryan Major.

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Kyle is the base material fossilized stromatolites?
I think the "brown Quartz" is most likely a goethite coating and staining.

Steven Kuitems
7th Nov 2016 11:23pm
The base material is fossilized algae lace agate. The top is quartz but I am guessing that it also has inclusions of hematite.

Kyle Perez
10th Nov 2016 1:24am

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