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Mineral Specimen No. 75537:
Quartz var. Smoky with Goethite and Hematite for sale from Auchenlosh Quarry, Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland.

This mineral specimen of Quartz var. Smoky with Goethite and Hematite from Auchenlosh Quarry, Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral for sale No. 75537:

Mineral Species: Quartz var. Smoky with Goethite and Hematite.
Location of mineral deposit: Auchenlosh Quarry, Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland.
Description: Lustrous translucent smoky quartz crystals to 12 mm with surface coating of brown goethite plus minor red-brown hematite microcrystals included in subsurface layers of the quartz crystals. The goethite coating is likely due to alteration of the hematite. Most crystals are complete and undamaged, but a few crystals have chipped terminations. All of the main crystals are complete and undamaged, but a lesser crystal is incomplete where it contacted surrounding matrix. Collected in 1991.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 7.5x4.5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 12 mm
Price: $40 (plus shipping).

Mineral Quartz var. Smoky with Goethite and Hematite for sale from Auchenlosh Quarry, Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

Detail view of mineral Quartz var. Smoky with Goethite and Hematite for sale from Auchenlosh Quarry, Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

Detail view of mineral Quartz var. Smoky with Goethite and Hematite for sale from Auchenlosh Quarry, Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

Detail view of mineral Quartz var. Smoky with Goethite and Hematite for sale from Auchenlosh Quarry, Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

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