a2042 Quartz with Dolomite

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Quartz with Dolomite from the Shang Bao Mine, Hunan Province, China. An interesting piece where the main quartz point has a skirt of smaller quartz points ringing around it. A very lusterous, nicely formed cauliflower head of dolomite adorns the top of the quartz crystals, but perches to one side to let the points show through. The main point is damaged at the tip, but I thought that this was an unusual combination, worthy of listing despite the ding.
$12.50
Length: 6.50 cm
Width: 4.00 cm
Height: 2.00 cm