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 Post subject: Whats Inclusion in this quartz?
PostPosted: Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:19 am 
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This is very easy but because we used it in one of our exams i post it here too.

Whats Inclusion in this quartz?
Hint: the quartz is from Valley of Nye Canyon, Nevada

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tourm?

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:38 am 
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tourm?

Darn! You beat me to it. Yes, 'me too' for tourmalinated Q


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tourm?

nope

Hint: check the attached picture bellow:


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last picture seems actinolite to me.

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Bingo :lol:
you got it Alberto

the inclusion is Actinolite in quartz
Species: Amphibole

Quartz Hue: green / Tone: light

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i must confess the 1st picture was a lidl bit tricky...the 2nd pic "hint" was helpful indeed...... :wink:

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the second picture was not from 1st quartz but i put it for the hint

ok Alberto since you dont let others to win here is another challenge for you:
whats the inclusion in this quartz
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what is the gem (not quartz) and inclusion?


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roshanravan wrote:
the second picture was not from 1st quartz but i put it for the hint


that was clear to me.. :wink:

1st pic: i don't know.

2nd pic: uranium pyrochlore xls surrounded by tension halos with comet tail in pailin sapphire..........maybe... :D
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A cloudy Talc inclusion?

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Alberto wrote:
roshanravan wrote:
the second picture was not from 1st quartz but i put it for the hint


that was clear to me.. :wink:

1st pic: i don't know.

2nd pic: uranium pyrochlore xls surrounded by tension halos with comet tail in pailin sapphire..........maybe... :D
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Bravo the second pic is Sapphire with Comet tail inclusion thank you


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A cloudy Talc inclusion?

no its not talc
it is very difficult indeed,

hint: its a clay mineral

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ok i have another difficult one but very very interesting one

what is the silvery white color with metallic luster inclusion in this quartz?

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i already gave you a hint , but its not very easy or common inclusion but if you couldnt guess then i will give you more hints

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molybdenite ?


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marcm wrote:
molybdenite ?

No :twisted:

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