Smoky Quartz “Gwindel” or “Sucre”

Leschaux, Mont Blanc Massif, Chamonix, France

Here is an unusal alpine specimen from the French Alps found near the Leschaux glacier, Mon-Blanc). This one is a rare closed gwindel, also called “sucre” by the French crystal hunters, closed gwindels are scarce but this one is pretty unique since it’s naturally etched on some parts. The whole specimen is covered with light chlorite. Size : 70 mm x 63 mm x 45 mm.

Ref. – QA042 – 270€

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