Posts tagged: quartz
An amethyst pocket in situ at Arizona, US.
The pocket was along a vein about 6 to 8 feet long. It was striking north-south and dipping about 30 degrees to the west.
I know the photo is not very attractive, but really is not very common to see these crystals in situ, unless you’re a geologist.
Spodumene var. Kunzite with Albite, Quartz; Paprok Mine, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Amazonite, Smoky Quartz and Albite - Crystal Peak Area, Teller County, Colorado
Elbaite Tourmaline on Quartz and Cookeite matrix - Paprok, Nuristan, Afghanistan
Seriphos, Isole Cicladi, Greece. 200x150 mm.
Tourmaline on Quartz; Ibity, Vakinankaratra, Madagascar