Silicates

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Catalog # Name Description
1 1972.21.68.0001 Feldspar Contained in a glass mineral show bottle. Used for making china. a. and b. and c.
2 2006.15.0001 Rose Quartz 350 gram angular specimen of rose quartz Color: PK
3 2006.15.0005 Quartz 315 gram Botyroidal (meaning inside of geode) quartz. One large crystal surrounded by other smaller crystals Color: CL
4 2006.15.0006 Mica Zinnwaldite A 450 gram shiny mica specimen. The silver is metallic in luster and the pink looks more waxy. Color: Pk SL
5 2006.15.0029 Quartz var. Chalcedony Medium in size rock, milky blue color, chrysoprase (chalcedony) encased in host rock layer, vitreous luster, 6-7 on hardness scale, rough, blue, silicon dioxide Color: Blue
6 2006.15.0031 Aquamarine (Beryl) Medium in size aquamarine specimen, oceanic (light) blue rock with uneven ridges and a vein of quartz running through top half of rock, vitreous luster, 7.5 on hardness scale, member of Beryl group; Beryllium aluminum silicate Color: Blue
7 2006.15.0032 Aquamarine (Beryl) Miniature in size aquamarine specimen, light oceanic blue colour, vitreous luster, 7.5 on hardness scale, member of the Beryl group; Beryllium Aluminum Silicate Color: Blue
8 2006.15.0033 Chrysoprase Medium in size slab of chrysoprase, apple green rock encased in host rock, rough texture, dull, waxy, or vitreous luster, 6-7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Green
9 2006.15.0034 Chrysoprase Medium in size slab of chrysoprase, apple green coloured rock in host, one polished face, dull, waxy, to vitreous luster, 6-7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Green
10 2006.15.0035 Chrysoprase Medium in size chrysoprase specimen, apple green rock encased in matrix of host rock, dull, waxy to vitreous luster, 6-7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Green
11 2006.15.0036 Quartz, amethyst Medium in size amethyst specimen, uneven ridges, rich violet colour, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Violet
12 2006.15.0037 Quartz, amethyst Small in size amethyst crystal, vibrant violet colour, uneven ridges and breakage, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Violet
13 2006.15.0038 Quartz, amethyst Medium in size amethyst specimen, uneven ridges, area that may crack near number, murky violet colour with visible bands of quartz throughout specimen, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Violet
14 2006.15.0039 Quartz, amethyst Small in size amethyst crystal, deep violet colour, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Violet
15 2006.15.0040 Rose Quartz Large in size rose quartz specimen, milky candy pink coloured rock with uneven ridges, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Pink
16 2006.15.0041 Rose Quartz Small in size rose quartz specimen, candy pink rock with uneven ridges, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Pink
17 2006.15.0042 Rose Quartz Medium in size slab of rose quartz, two polished faces, rose pink coloured rock with uneven ridges and fractures, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Pink
18 2006.15.0043 Rose Quartz Small in size rose quartz specimen, candy pink rock with uneven ridges and fractions, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Pink
19 2006.15.0044 Rose Quartz Large in size chunk of rose quartz, rose pink rock with uneven ridges and fractures, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Pink
20 2006.15.0054 Quartz, rock crystal Small in size rock crystal specimen with three different distinctive faces, two larger cystals that form the bottom of another crystal formation that stretches at the back, at which some small crystals form horizontally, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Colorless
21 2006.15.0055 Quartz, rock crystal Small in size rock crystal specimen protruding out of a limestone base, tainted with orange film (unknown) crystals are massive with milky white quality but mainly colorless, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Colorless
22 2006.15.0056 Quartz, rock crystal Small in size singular rock crystal, colorless, near perfect cleavage, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Colorless
23 2006.15.0057 Quartz, rock crystal Medium in size rock crystal specimen, colorless, transparent massive crystal structure some impurtiies within (orange) vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Colorless
24 2006.15.0076 Quartz, var. Chalcedony Small in size pebble of Jasper or possibly marble, one polished face, mixed reds with translucent veins crosswise, greasy, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Red
25 2006.15.0077 Quartz, var. Chalcedony Medium in size smooth specimen of Quartz-Jasper "Imperial Spiderweb", brown underside with sections of rock in series of cross section patterns of red and white with gray Chalcedony formations in areas Color: Red/ White
26 2006.15.0078 Quartz Quartz-Agate Large in size host rock with bands of chalcedony (white, translucent, red) surrounding a cluster of quartz crystals in middle of crevice, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Red
27 2006.15.0079 Quartz Quartz-Agate Medium in size host rock with bands of chalcedony (red and white) with some tiny crystal formations (dark red) surrounding inner most cluster of quartz (bubble-like protrusions) with iron grown on tops of some (red powdery substance0 dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: White/Red
28 2006.15.0080 Quartz Quartz-Agate Small in size host rock with bands of chalcedony (red, white, translucent) with some colorless quartz crystal formations which have pieces of lead protruding (needle-like) surrounding clusters of quartz formations (bubble-like protrusions) with iron grown sporatically on them (red powdery substance) dull luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: White/Red
29 2006.15.0081 Quartz Quartz-Agate Small in size agate specimen, center of formation is visible (core-bright red) surrounded by smoothed over quartz crystals and topped with bands of brown and yellow, translucent chalcedony, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Red/Brown
30 2006.15.0082 Quartz Quartz-Agate Small in size specimen of banded agate, variants of red, brown, and orange, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Red/Orange
31 2006.15.0083 Quartz Quartz-Agate Medium in size agate specimen, bands of red, translucent, brown chalcedony as well as smoother over crystal formations, rough texture, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Red/Brown
32 2006.15.0084 Quartz Quartz-Agate Medium in size specimen of fortification agate, red bands surrounded by brown bands of chalcedony, smoother over crystal formations, large red area possibly jasper, formed with rock, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Red
33 2006.15.0085 Quartz Quartz-Agate Medium in size agate specimen, fortification agate, small close knit bands, almost looks like plant matter, red, orange, yellow, green and black, small crystals forming inside some bands, one polished face, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Multiple
34 2006.15.0086 Quartz Quartz-Agate Medium in size specimen of "enhydro" agate, bands of translucent "water" type substance-filled inside green host rock, one polished face, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Green/Blue
35 2006.15.0087 Quartz Quartz-Agate Medium in size specimen of agate, bands of red and yellow chalcedony visible as well as layers of forming agate, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Red, Orange
36 2006.15.0088 Quartz Quartz-Agate Medium in size fire agate specimen, banded and core of agate is visible, red, brown, orange, and semi-translucent coloring, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Red, Brown
37 2006.15.0089 Quartz Quartz-Agate Small in size specimen of fire agate, rough pebble texture, red, orange, semi-translucent yellow coloration, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Red, Orange
38 2006.15.0090 Quartz Quartz-Agate Medium in size agate formation known as "thunderball eggs" one polished face (half), bands of white chalcedony across rock and outlining edges, star shaped, middle filled with yellowish and blueish water looking substance encased in host rock, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale; silicon dioxide Color: Brown, Blue
39 2006.15.0091 Quartz var. Agate (Silicate Group) Quartz-Agate Medium in size half of agate "thunderball eggs" host rock is green, bands of chalcedony (blues) along out rim of center in the centers semi-translucent color, star or pentagon type formation shape, 3 "eyes" or complete swirls branch-like inclisions at one of feet, one polished face, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Blue, Green
40 2006.15.0092 Quartz var. Agate (Silicate Group) Small in size half of agate "Thunder Ball Egg" one polished face, dark blue center with lighter blue circle and an oddly shaped formation of a translucent crebace in center extending to a side, globular shaped with a tear drop shaped cluster of presumably quartz underneath, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Blue/Brown
41 2006.15.0093 Quartz var. Agate (Silicate Group) Small in size half of agate "Thunder Ball Egg" host rock green, star like formation or shape, one "eye" of chalcedony, bands of chalcedony around (blue) and in center (semi-translucent color) vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Brown/ Blue
42 2006.15.0094 Quartz var. Agate (Silicate Group) Medium in size specimen of agate, one polished face, rough outer rock with bands and clumps of chalcedony (white and red) with small crystal formations occurring in middle of some clumps, small red inclisions of iron (tiny vein like lines) vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Red/Translucent
43 2006.15.0095 Quartz var. Agate Large in size host rock with banded agate distributed throughout rock (yellow, peach, white) crystal formations (peach/pink) circular formations with small uneven protrusions-matte colored and smooth, some large crystal clusters on rock present, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: White/ Peach
44 2006.15.0096 Quartz var. Agate Extra large in size specimen of agate (banded) on host rock, large areas of crystal formation clusters, bands of chalcedony throughout rock (white, translucent, peach, yellow) some new crystal formations (pink/ peach clusters with circular protrusions-smooth) dull luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: White/ Peach
45 2006.15.0099 Quartz var. Chalcedony (Sard) Medium in size specimen of sard (chalcedony) waterworn, dirty or brownish honey color, semi translucent, resinuous luster, 6-7 on hardness scale Color: Orange
46 2006.15.0100 Quartz var. Chalcedony (Sard) Medium in size specimen of sard (chalcedony) waterworn, milky orange color, most likely due to impurities, resinuous luster, 6-7 on hardness scale Color: Orange
47 2006.15.0105 Quartz var. Chalcedony (Bloodstone) Small size stone, dark green variety of chalcedony with red (Jasper) and iron woven throughout, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale, also known as Heliotrope, 2 faces have been polished, rest is raw matter Color: Dark GRN/RD
48 2006.15.0106 Quartz (with Mica) Medium in size mass of quartz crystals, colorless with traces of mica (bronze color) vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Colorless
49 2006.15.0107 Quartz (with Mica) Medium in size quartz crystal with a cluster of mica (bronze color) and limestone at the other end of rock, dull to vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale Color: Colorless
50 2006.15.0108 Quartz Small in size specimen of "Needle Quartz" var. of quartz, previous label is left on with number placed on underside of label, vitreous luster, 7 on hardness scale (quartz) Color: Colorless