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Roger Weller, geology instructor                     

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Aventurine 
last edited:  11/16/17    number of photos:  10
Aventurine is green quartz, SiO2, with small speckles of mica.                                                                               

Mineral information on quartz

hardness: 7

 

lectures on aventurine
Aventurine- by Audrey LaClair
 
aventurine, polished
aventurine beads:  A  B 
aventurine, tumble-polished: 
A  B


aventurine, uncut
rough aventurine:  A  B  C  D  E
polished aventurine boulder: 
A


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