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DescriptionQuartz, SiO2, is one of the most common minerals on earth. This sample has the form of a double-terminated prism. It is about 5 cm long.
LocationUSA ▹ Colorado. Near Cripple Creek.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-04-24.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1593.
Key wordsquartz, silicate, double-terminated
Tech details117 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number393