Specimen #494

Name: Quartz

Type: Mineral

Locality: Tiff, Washington Co., Missouri, USA

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 19.6 x 15.1 x 5.6 cm.

Weight: 659

Acquired: 2007-09-11

Source: Auction: Dan Weinrich

Label: Y

Comment: A large 19.6 x 15.1 x 5.6 cm matrix, this sort of stalactitic in nature, and completely coated by a sparkling colorless druse of micro quartz crystals. Minor brownish red iron stains are present throughout the piece. A pretty cabinet piece from the old Washington Co., Missouri barite district.

Minerals: Quartz (SiO2)

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