Smoky Quartz and Microcline

Papachacra, Catamarca Province, Argentina
Small Cabinet, 7.4 x 7.3 x 5.8 cm
Start Time: 11/14/2009 7:00:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 11/24/2009 7:15:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

A showy and excellent, mounded, combination specimen from recent finds in Argentina. Glassy, nearly transparent, smoky quartz crystals are very attractively scattered amongst cream-colored microcline crystals. The nifty, perched smoky atop the mound is 2.3 cm. The scattered bruising is a modest detraction. Highly representative of the species and locale.

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