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very small green crystals on pink chalcedony what are they?

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i have found a deposit of very pure pink chalcedony in arizona some of the larger ones have very small light green crystals on them what could they be?

asked Jan 30, 2012 by Steven McNames (120 points)

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Your description is a bit vague. Can you post the specific locality where you found these in Arizona? Also can you post a photo?

answered Jan 30, 2012 by hershel (52,780 points)

hi hershel this is a piece about 12"long on one side is the crystals they are very small but visable to the eye 10x mag some look tabular some are in the pockets of the rock light to medium green this stuff comes from a desolate spot in dolan springs az 70 miles north of kingman az near lake meade i also find red garnet sands the area is very volcanic alot of gold mined in the area in the past i will try to get a pic up my camera isnt working well thanks steve

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I am not familiar with that locality and couldn't find much about it. Definitely see if you can take some photos so it can be visually observed.

answered Jan 31, 2012 by hershel (52,780 points)