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Quartz
Silicon dioxide
SiO2


Quartz in the East Region

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Quartz in the Front Range Region

Quartz in the Northwest Region

Quartz in the South Central Region

Quartz in the Southwest Region

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Typical Black Cloud sulfide ore coated by quartz crystals to 1.5 cm with a secondary growth coating most of the plate. There are casts in the secondary overgrowth that look like possible casts of earlier dolomite crystals. From the Black Cloud Mine in Leadville. Measures 8 x 4 cm.
Photo courtesy of Dave Bunk Minerals.

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Cluster of slender, colorless quartz crystals averaging 5 - 10 mm in length on dark metallic crystallized chalcopyrite. Overall size is 3.5 x 7 x 3 cm. From the Idarado Mine, Ouray Co.
Photo courtesy of Dan Weinrich Minerals.

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An aesthetic floater cluster of translucent milky quartz crystals. From the Idarado Mine, San Miguel Co. Measures 7 x 6 cm.
Photo courtesy of Dave Bunk Minerals.

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