QUARTZ with SPHALERITE inclusion?
Pend Oreille Mine, near Metalline Falls, Pend Oreille County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 2 cm
Ex-Jim Browne Collection
The transparent red-orange inclusion is likely sphalerite based on color and provenance (the quartz specimen was collected from the ore zone). This identification has not been confirmed.

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