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Quartz in the East Region

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Quartz in the Southwest Region


Although a common mineral, quartz is rare at the Eagle Mine. This is a nice, sharp, gemmy crystal scattered with a few small siderite crystals. Measures 3 x 4 cm.
Photo courtesy of Dave Bunk Minerals.


Quartz encrustation (epimorph) of a fluorite octahedron from the Climax Mine.


A nice miniature quartz after calcite from the 1988 find. This one has the unusual orange staining left from an early sulfide deposition. From the Ohio Mine, Ouray County. Specimen is 3.5 x 6 cm.
Photo courtesy of Dave Bunk Minerals.

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