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Quartz hunt @ Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sardinia
  
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PostPosted: Sep 30, 2022 08:57    Post subject: Quartz hunt @ Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sardinia  

Some days ago a friend of mine went on vacation to northern Sardinia and she asked me if I have an idea where to go for a rockhounding trip. I suggested to visit Capurru Quarry near Osilo to look for some quartzes ... and it seems as if this was a good idea! Here are some impressions of Nadine's trips to Capurru during the last days:

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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
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Sightseeing at Capurru
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Sightseeing at Capurru
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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
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Papilio machaon
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The quarry
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PostPosted: Sep 30, 2022 09:27    Post subject: Re: Quartz hunt @ Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sardinia  

Some of the finds:


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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
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Quartz embedded in rock
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Another quartz on matrix
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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
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Tiny calcites on matrix
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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
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A lot yet to clean
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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
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Amethyst!!!
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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
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More amethyst crystals after cleaning
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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
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Nice little matrix specimen
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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
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Calcite with dolomite or ankerite (?)
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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
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Matrix piece of dolomite or ankerite (?)
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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
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Amethyst with dolomite / ankerite (?) and some reddish coating. And underneath some blood from hard work in the quarry ;-)
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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Description:
Clear and double terminated
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Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
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Cute little matrix specimen
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