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Quartz
Silicon dioxide
SiO2


Quartz in the East Region

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

Quartz in the Front Range Region

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

Quartz in the Northwest Region

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

Quartz in the South Central Region

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

Quartz in the Southwest Region

  • No notable occurrences in database yet.

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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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Quartz cluster from the Alice Mine near Idaho Springs. Measures 3.5 x 2cm.
Photo courtesy of ARCH Minerals.

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Quartz encrustation (epimorph) of a barite blade from the OS Pocket in Ouray County. Specimen is 11.8 cm long.

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