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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2018 15:27    Post subject: Prasiolite ?  

I found this quartz this spring and I'm not sure if it's a prasiolite? This location is known for finding rutile.


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 Mineral: quartz (prasiolite)?
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Veselčani, Prilep, Mariovo, Macedonia Republic
 Dimensions: 75-62-50mm
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 Viewed:  1242 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 10, 2018 13:23    Post subject: Re: Prasiolite ?  

It look to me as a Quartz with inclusions of some amphibole. Please read: Quartz variety: Prase
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PostPosted: Jun 11, 2018 17:50    Post subject: Re: Prasiolite ?  

You are right Jordi, I can see thin crystals like needles with a 60-x magnifier but I can not photograph them, probably Arfvedsonite. This location is close to a Crn Kamen and there is Arfvedsonite in everything.Thanks.
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