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Source page: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Quartz-Rhodochrosite-221196.jpg
English: Quartz, Rhodochrosite
Locality: Zanett tunnel, Grizzly Bear Mine, Bear Creek Canyon, Ouray, Ouray District (Uncompahgre District), Ouray County, Colorado, USA (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: 3.7 x 3.2 x 2.7 cm.
This specimen hosts sharp, translucent, milky, lustrous, prismatic Quartz crystals which are associated with a few small (8 mm) rhombohedrons of Rhodochrosite. You can see on the back side of the piece that one of the Rhodochrosite crystals is cleaved, showing the rich pink color, while others are completely coated with Quartz. The Zanett tunnel is named after the family that owns the Grizzly Bear mine. Ex. Jaime Bird Collection.
Deutsch: Quarz, Rhodochrosit
Fundort: Zanett tunnel, Grizzly Bear Mine, Bear Creek Canyon, Ouray, Ouray District (Uncompahgre District), Ouray County, Colorado, Vereinigte Staaten (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 3.7 x 3.2 x 2.7 cm.

before March 2010(2010-03)




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