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Quartz vein

Description: Probably from a quartz vein or from a sandstone that has been recrystallised through contact metamorphism. Coarse, clear quartz crystals with discontinuous, black (slatey?) laminae. Two samples.

Taxonomic name: quartz

Collection: Natural History Geology Collection

ID number: 1954-7036a


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