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https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.38.01001

Gemmological samples: rock crystal from two localities in the Rhodopes, Bulgaria


Stanislav Abadjiev https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9106-1754

28 January 2019 · volume 38 · [1] · pp. 1–4 · PDF

Abstract: The paper comprises gemmological and other data on several specimens of faceted rock crystal gemstones from two localities in the Madan ore field, Smolyan Province, and Krumovgrad Municipality, Kardzhali Province, of the Rhodopes, Bulgaria.

Keywords: gemstone, quartz, Rhodopes, rock crystal

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Abadjiev S. 2019 Gemmological samples: rock crystal from two localities in the Rhodopes, Bulgaria. Historia naturalis bulgarica 38: 1–4.

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