Quartz (Var: Rose Quartz), Quartz
Rose Quartz Crystal Locality (Pegmatite 24), Newry, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
Small Cabinet, 6.4 x 4.8 x 2.6 cm
Gemmy and lustrous rose quartz crystals fill a well-placed vug in rose quartz and quartz matrix on this fine, old-time specimen from Newry, Maine. Adjacent rose quatz crystals have a subtle tan tint. Pegmatite 24 was discovered in 1942, before rose quartz was discovered in Brazil. Ex. Bob Whitmore Collection.