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Quartz
Silicon dioxide
SiO2


Quartz in the East Region

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Quartz in the Northwest Region

Quartz in the South Central Region

Quartz in the Southwest Region

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An excellent large cluster of quartz epimorphs after barite from the Idarado Mine. Although singles are common enough to obtain, clusters are uncommon in this size, and in good shape. Ex. Ed David Collection. Measures 10 x 8 x 6 cm.
Photo courtesy of The Arkenstone.

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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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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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