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48 mm Anatase on Quartz from Hardangervidda




Hardangervidda, Vestland, Norway

Size: 30x40x48 mm (76,5 gram)


The Quartz crystal is perfect without damages. It is not only the the top that is perfect, but also the underside is perfect, with a lot of smaller pointy crystal faces.

The Anatase crystal is very well crystallized, lustrous, and measures 7 mm. In addition there is a smaller 2 mm Anatase above.

Hardangervidda, Vestland, Norway

Hardangervidda is located in the western part of Norway. If you go from the sea and reach the top, you will come to a huge plateau, called Hardangervidda, that covers 3 counties.

The western part is mostly know for its magnificent mountains and fjords. It is even mentioned in my favorite book "Hitch hikers guide to the gallaxy". The picture is taken from a placed called Trolltunga (Tounge of the Troll). Because of its wonderful nature, most of Hardangervidda is declared a National Park.

Be aware that some of the localities of Anatase and Quartz are located inside the Hardangervidda National Park, and collecting and removing minerals is strictly forbidden there.

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