John S. White Quartz Collection (1) – May, 2021
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 05.28.2021 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve just added the first of many specimens to come from the John S. White quartz collection (click here). This is a superb quartz collection with wonderful specimens spanning quartz varieties and  habits of all kinds, from localities around the world.

Quartz (Japan Law Twin), Old Coleman Mine, Hot Springs, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA
Field of view 5.5 cm

Quartz, var. Amethyst, Jacksons Crossroads, Wilkes Co., Georgia, USA – 7.0 cm

Quartz (rutilated) and hematite, Changjiang Uranium Ore Field, Renhua Co.,
Shaoguan, Guangdong, China – crystal 1.0cm

Quartz (Red Phantoms), Jinkouhe District, Leshan, Sichuan, China
Field of view 2.4 cm

Quartz, var. Amethyst, Artigas, Uruguay – 7.3 cm

Quartz, Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhad, Inner Mongolia A.R. China – 9.0 cm
Quartz with chlorite inclusions, Ganesh Himal Massif,
Dhading District, Bagmati Pradesh, Nepal – 9.0 cm

Quartz, Idarado Mine, Ouray, Ouray Co., Colorado, USA – 13.4 cm

Quartz (faden), North Waziristan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Field of view 5.5 cm

Quartz var. amethyst, Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari, Sardinia, Italy
Field of view 1.4 cm

Quartz flower, Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil – 7.9 cm

Quartz and hematite, Jinlong Hill, Longchuan, Guangdong, China – 10.1 cm

Close-up of the above specimen, quartz with interrupted growth (hematite)
Field of view – 3.0 cm

Quartz, var. amethyst, from near Frederico Westphalen, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Field of view 2.3 cm

Quartz and fluorite, Shangbao Mine, Leiyang Co., Hunan, China
Field of view 7.0 cm

Quartz, var. amethyst, Ranga Reddy District, Telangana, India – 9.1 cm

Quartz with inclusions, Curvelo, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Field of view 2.0 cm

Quartz, var. amethyst, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil – 8.4 cm

Quartz, Old Coleman Mine, Hot Springs, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA – 8.0 cm

Quartz sceptre, Petersen Mountain, Hallelujah Junction Area,
Washoe Co., Nevada, USA – 8.3 cm

Quartz, Ouray, San Juan Mountains, Ouray Co., Colorado, USA – 8.7 cm

Quartz epimorph (after fluorite or anhydrite),
Sidi Rahal, El Kelaa Des Sraghna, Morocco – 9.1 cm

Quartz after coral, Withlacoochee River, Florida, USA – 8.0 cm