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English: Quartz, Tremolite
Locality: Crystal Peak, Kofa Game Range, Plomosa District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz County, Arizona, USA (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: 4.4 x 2.7 x 2.0 cm.
This is an extremely rare doubly terminated quartz crystal with light brown tremolite (asbestos) inclusions from a unique 1956 find at the famous Crystal Peak quartz locality in La Paz County, Arizona. Faint fibers to about 1.0 cm are visible with strong backlighting within the very showy pair of lustrous, translucent, quartz crystals. The terminations at either end are very distinctively different. An ultimate Arizona rarity I first learned about seeing a famous old piece from the John Sinkankas Collection, that was similar, years ago. You can read more about this unique find at Bill Larsons Pala Gems website link: http://www.palagems.com/mineral_news_2008_v2.htm.
Deutsch: Quarz, Tremolit
Fundort: Crystal Peak, Kofa Game Range, Plomosa District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz County, Arizona, Vereinigte Staaten (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 4.4 x 2.7 x 2.0 cm.
Date before March 2010(2010-03)
Source http://www.mindat.org/photo-249183.html


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