QUARTZ from Washington State
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Curved QUARTZ
Altoona Area Quarries
 
QUARTZ (Japan-law twin) with LUINAITE-(OH)
Bald Hornet Claim (Blue Mountain Saddle)
 
Radial LUINAITE-(OH) clusters on QUARTZ
Bald Hornet Claim (Blue Mountain Saddle)
 
QUARTZ (Japan-law twin) with perched LUINAITE-(OH)
Bald Hornet Claim (Blue Mountain Saddle)
 
QUARTZ with delicate, green sprays of LUINAITE-(OH)
Bald Hornet Claim (Blue Mountain Saddle)
 
Tabular QUARTZ crystal with LUINAITE-(OH) inclusions
Bald Hornet Claim (Blue Mountain Saddle)
 
Drusy QUARTZ spheres on ropey CLINOCHLORE
Beaver Valley Quarry
 
Drusy QUARTZ with light-green jasper
Beaver Valley Quarry
 
HEMATITE and QUARTZ pseudomporph after unidentified mineral EPIDOTE ?
Bessemer Ridge
 
QUARTZ and HEMATITE pseudomporph after unidentified mineral EPIDOTE ?
Bessemer Ridge
 
STILPNOMELANE in matrix QUARTZ
Blanchard Hill
 
STILPNOMELANE in matrix QUARTZ and green chert
Blanchard Hill
 
PYRITE coating CALCITE and drusy QUARTZ
Cadman Quarry
 
Banded blue-gray QUARTZ (Var: Chalcedony)
Cadman Quarry
 
CALCITE and QUARTZ with (CALCITE + QUARTZ) pseudomorphs aft ARAGONITE
Cadman Quarry
 
Blue-gray drusy QUARTZ with CALCITE
Cadman Quarry
 
Slightly amethystine QUARTZ crystal with hopper along prism face
Cedar Ponds
 
Slightly amethystine QUARTZ exhibiting Muzo habit
Cedar Ponds
 
Sceptered QUARTZ cluster
Clipper View Claim
 
QUARTZ scepter with cubic PYRITE inclusion
reflected in all six termination faces
Clipper View Claim
 
Japan-law twin QUARTZ
Clipper View Claim
 
Japan-law twin QUARTZ with fluorescent phantom under short-wave ultraviolet light
Clipper View Claim
 
GOETHITE pseudomorph after SIDERITE on QUARTZ
Clipper View Claim
 
QUARTZ cluster with scepters
Clipper View Claim
 
QUARTZ scepter on matrix
Clipper View Claim
 
Partially coated BOURNONITE with SPHALERITE and QUARTZ
Coney Basin Mine
 
Lustrous crude hexagonal MOLYBDENITE crystals in massive white QUARTZ
Crown Point Mine
 
Sharp euhedral MOLYBDENITE on QUARTZ
Crown Point Mine
 
"Raspberry" QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst) scepter containing inclusions of HEMATITE
Denny Mountain Skarn
 
Terminated radial EPIDOTE spray
with perched
QUARTZ
Denny Mountain Skarn
 
"Raspberry" QUARTZ scepter with HEMATITE inclusions and rosettes
Denny Mountain Skarn
 
"Raspberry" QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst) scepter
with
HEMATITE inclusions
Denny Mountain Skarn
 
"Raspberry" QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst)
scepter cluster containing inclusions of
HEMATITE
Denny Mountain Skarn
 
QUARTZ scepter with HEMATITE
Denny Mountain Skarn
 
Double-terminated Japan-law twin QUARTZ on matrix
Denny Mountain Skarn
 
Japan-law twin QUARTZ cluster
Denny Mountain Skarn
 
QUARTZ with green CHLORITE inclusions
and red
GROSSULAR garnet
Denny Mountain Skarn
 
QUARTZ scepter cluster
Denny Mountain Skarn
 
Botryoidal blue OPAL coating a broken QUARTZ crystal
Denny Mountain Skarn
 
High quality "raspberry" QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst) scepter containing inclusions of HEMATITE
Denny Mountain Skarn
 
QUARTZ (Var: Chalcedony) - "Ellensburg Blue"
Ellensburg Area
 
Polished QUARTZ (Var: Chalcedony) - "Ellensburg Blue"
Ellensburg Area
 
Smoky QUARTZ with inclusions of ARFVEDSONITE
Golden Horn Batholith
 
Gemmy QUARTZ (Var: Smokey)
Golden Horn Batholith
 
Gemmy QUARTZ (Var: Smokey) with fiery red ASTROPHYLLITE inclusion
Golden Horn Batholith
 
ZIRCON exhibiting a sharp tetragonal pyramid termination w/ perched orange BASTNAESITE-(Ce) crystals, also
QUARTZ "speared" with ARFVEDSONITE
Golden Horn Batholith
 
Rough and Cut QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst)
Green Ridge Breccia
 
QUARTZ with pyritihedral PYRITE inclusion
Green Ridge Breccia
 
QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst) scepters on matrix
Green Ridge Breccia
 
Japan-law twin QUARTZ crystal
Green Ridge Breccia
 
Japan-law twin QUARTZ crystal on QUARTZ cluster
Green Ridge Breccia
 
Sceptered QUARTZ cluster
Green Ridge Breccia
 
QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst) with enhydro
Green Ridge Breccia
 
QUARTZ (Var: [light] Smokey)
Green Ridge Breccia
 
QUARTZ with fluorescent phanton (under short-wave ultraviolet light)
Green Ridge Breccia
 
Sceptered QUARTZ crystal with enhydro
Green Ridge Breccia
 
Japan-law twin QUARTZ cluster
Green Ridge Breccia
 
Large Japan-law twin QUARTZ crystal
Green Ridge Breccia
 
Sub-metallic GOETHITE partially coating QUARTZ
Green Ridge Breccia
 
QUARTZ scepter (Var: Amethyst) with partial limonite coating
Green Ridge Breccia
 
QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst) scepter
Hansen Creek
 
Japan-law twin QUARTZ cluster
Hansen Creek
 
Amethystine QUARTZ scepters
Hansen Creek
 
QUARTZ (Var: Chalcedony) - Carnelian agate
Kalama Area
 
QUARTZ cluster on matrix with gemmy scepter
Katie Belle Breccia
 
ELECTRUM grains within dark gray bands of NAUMANNITE and white QUARTZ (Var: Chalcedony)
Knob Hill Mine (Golden Promise Mine)
 
Slab of banded Au-Ag ore with NAUMANNITE and QUARTZ (Var: Chalcedony)
Knob Hill Mine (Golden Promise Mine)
 
Rich ELECTRUM grains within dark gray bands of NAUMANNITE and white QUARTZ (Var: Chalcedony)
Knob Hill Mine (Golden Promise Mine)
 
Japan-law twin QUARTZ
Mount Teneriffe
 
Japan-law twin QUARTZ with phantoms
Mount Teneriffe
 
Japan-law twin QUARTZ cluster
Mount Teneriffe
 
Complex Japan-law twin QUARTZ with "double" termination
Mount Teneriffe
 
QUARTZ with SPHALERITE inclusion?
Pend Oreille Mine
 
SPHALERITE with QUARTZ crystals, PALYGORSKITE and minor PYRITE
Pend Oreille Mine
 
QUARTZ (Var: Jasper), orbicular jasper
Rialto Beach
 
QUARTZ (Var: Jasper), orbicular jasper, concentrically zoned
Rialto Beach
 
QUARTZ (Var: Jasper), orbicular jasper, cut and polished
Rialto Beach
 
QUARTZ (Var: Jasper), orbicular jasper, cut and polished detail
Rialto Beach
 
Dark-gray, metallic PYROLUSITE (likely combined with other manganese oxides)
found interstitial to
QUARTZ (Var: Jasper) - orbicular jasper,
cut and polished
Rialto Beach
 
QUARTZ (Var: Jasper), orbicular jasper, tumble polished
Rialto Beach
 
Gemmy REALGAR etched from calcite on QUARTZ
Royal Reward Mine
 
"Rice" QUARTZ
South Fork Toutle River
 
BARITE with QUARTZ and PYRITE
Spruce Ridge
 
PYRITE and QUARTZ
Spruce Ridge
 
QUARTZ with ANKERITE
Spruce Ridge
 
BARITE perched on QUARTZ "flower"
Spruce Ridge
 
QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst) scepter on QUARTZ
Spruce Ridge
 
QUARTZ cluster with QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst) scepters
Spruce Ridge
 
Rehealed and sceptered QUARTZ splay
Spruce Ridge
 
ANKERITE "rose" perched on QUARTZ
Spruce Ridge
 
Light amethystine QUARTZ scepter cluster
Spruce Ridge
 
Stacked ANKERITE crystals on QUARTZ
Spruce Ridge
 
CALCITE and QUARTZ
Spruce Ridge
 
Greenish-brown GROSSULAR garnet crystals partially coating QUARTZ
Vesper Peak Skarn
 
QUARTZ epimorph after CALCITE (view from front, side and bottom)
Vesper Peak Skarn
 
QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst), CALCITE rose
Walker Valley