Quartz (Japan-Law Twin) (ex Brian Kosnar Collection)

Pampa Blanca, Castrovirreyna District, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Small Cabinet, 7.7 x 6.3 x 1.4 cm
Start Time: 06/24/2010 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 07/01/2010 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

The Japan-Law twin Quartz specimens from this area are well known in the mineral world, and this piece is a good example of said material. The specimen hosts a beautiful, doubly-terminated, gemmy, fairly thick, good-sized, colorless Japan-Law twin Quartz. One side of the twin is partially contacted, but still shows great form and internall gemminess. Pampa Blanca is one of the most famous localities for Japan-Law twin Quartz specimens. Valued at $800.

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