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"Herkimer-style" Quartz from
Springbok, Okiep Copper District, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa

Classification
Species:Quartz var: "Herkimer-style" Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Small crystals that occasionally have small fluid hydrocarbon inclusions which fluoresce bright yellow are found in the Springbok area.
Habit:biterminated (doubly terminated)
Colour:water-clear
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa. Struik Nature Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view "Herkimer-style" Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Springbok, Okiep Copper District, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa
 
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