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Quartz in Syenite - Ilimaussaq Complex, Greenland

7.3.2017

The Ilimaussaq Complex is an alkaline complex which is not supposed to have any quartz.  But the rules are not always followed.  This piece exhibits yellowish/green fluorescing quartz in a dull red fluorescing syenite matrix, under shortwave - very unusual.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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