milky quartz

milky quartz

[′mil·kē ′kwȯrts]
(mineralogy)
An opaque, milk-white variety of crystalline quartz, often with a greasy luster; milkiness is due to the presence of air-filled cavities. Also known as greasy quartz.
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5 ft (5 m) interval includes zones of heavy white clay and milky quartz veining cut by veins with grey quartz and minor naumannite (Ag-selenide), quartz vein brecciation, and two notable areas with strong adularia coating on fractures.
Because of its seven-sided geometry and repetitive rhomboids, it is more like milky quartz than a meteor or diamond, but the point of such metaphors is not, primarily, denotation.
The occurrence of beryl is intimately linked with these Be-enriched veins, especially those of milky quartz, which are the most plentiful (Fig.
You can almost touch the glittering vials of dust, the gleaming flakes, the milky quartz boulders shot with yellow veins, the twisted blbs of pure metal.
Gold mineralization is hosted by quartz-fluorite and milky quartz veins in the syenite; by manganese oxide rich quartz veins in weakly brecciated rhyolites; and by gossan rich breccia structures.
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The hole was collared below the Mary Limestone, which hosts most of the gold in the Drinkwater and Mary deposits; however, the hole also intersected varying widths of potentially gold-bearing Alaskite and milky quartz in the granite/granodiorite intrusive, which characterized the past-producing historic Wedge and Oromonte underground gold workings, located on the property.