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 Post subject: "Sunstone" quartz?
PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:12 am 
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This unique specimen looks like sunstone, but it is quartz ,not feldspar.
The inclusions of it are numerous tiny iron-oxide flakes.


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 Post subject: Re: "Sunstone" quartz?
PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:13 am 
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Micro photos of the inclusions.


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Amazing :D :D :D

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Here is a thread about what we were terming "sunset quartz" in the past. The inclusions have a much different character:
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=8204&p=76731#p76731


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Osman khattak wrote:
Amazing :D :D :D

Thanks~ :D


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Barbra Voltaire wrote:
Here is a thread about what we were terming "sunset quartz" in the past. The inclusions have a much different character:
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=8204&p=76731#p76731

Yes, they are different. Never seen a "sunset" quartz before , thank you~ :D


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