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Quartz in the East Region

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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.


Quartz encrustation (epimorph) of a barite blade from the Silver Point Mine in Ouray County. Specimen is 9 cm long.


Rhodochrosite and fluorite on quartz. From the Sweet Home Mine near Alma.
Photo courtesy of ARCH Minerals.

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