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Citrine from
Piedras Blancas deposit, Cerro Quico, El Sacrificio, La Cocha Department, Tucumán Province, Argentina

Locality type:Deposit
Classification
Species:Quartz var: Citrine
Formula:SiO2
Habit:Hexagonal prisms, terminated by romboedra or pyramidal shapes.
Colour:reddish, yellow-reddish
Luminescent properties:no
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Optical Analysis
Analysis Reference:491490-491492-491493-491494-491495
References
References:Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry´s collection.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Iron Ochre4 photos of Citrine associated with Iron Ochre at this locality.
Smoky Quartz2 photos of Citrine associated with Smoky Quartz at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Citrine associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Citrine data
Locality Data:Click here to view Piedras Blancas deposit, Cerro Quico, El Sacrificio, La Cocha Department, Tucumán Province, Argentina
 
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