Smoky Quartz on Microcline (Hauck Coll.)

Devils Head Pegmatite District, Douglas Co., Colorado
Small Cabinet, 5.7 x 4.9 x 4.3 cm
Start Time: 05/21/2009 5:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/28/2009 6:00:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A really interesting looking, OLD-TIME specimen from the very well-named Devils Head area of Colorado. Five, sharp, lustrous, nearly transparent, smoky quartz crytals to 3.0 cm are aesthetically attached to the sides, like sentinels, of a sharp, microcline "mountain peak" crystal. The minor amount of termination wear on the smokies has very minimal impact on the overall quality of this very showy piece from a CLASSIC Colorado locale. Ex Richard Hauck Quartz Collection.

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