Specimen #638

Name: Quartz (Japan-Law Twin)

Type: Mineral

Locality: Mundo Nuevo Mine, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 0.8 x 3.5 x 15 cm

Weight: 183

Acquired: 2008-04-22

Source: Auction: Dan Weinrich

Label: Y

Comment: A 5.8 x 3.5 x 15 cm matrix, the top side covered by sparkling transparent colorless crystals of quartz to 1 cm in length. There are numerous Japan-law twin quartz crystals measuring to 18 mm across nestled nicely amongst these untwinned crystals. There is a little bit of damage on one end of this matrix, but all of the prominent crystals, including the twin crystals, are undamaged.

Minerals: Quartz (SiO2)

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