• Quartz Japan Law Twin

Quartz Japan Law Twin

$750.00   €646  £590.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC20297
Naru is almost the most westerly island in the complex archipelago which forms Japan.  This locality has become famous for its variety of twinned Quartz crystals and this is a great example of a Japan Law twin.  Erroneously, Naru island is often quoted as the type locality for the Japan Law habit, but this is not the case.  The Japan Law form is where a twinned Quartz crystal bifurcates at what appears as 90° but, being pedantic, is actually 84° 33'.  This clear, colourless twin is formed from a pair of flattened Quartz crystals, averaging about 2 mm thick and up to 1.6 cm wide.  This great little specimen comes which a now historic Lawrence H. Conklin (New York) printed label.


2.8 × 2.4 × 0.5 cm
Quartz and Agate
Naru island (Narushima), Gotoh archipelago, Nagasaki, Japan

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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