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English: Quartz from Tibet.


Български: Кварцов кристал намерен в Тибет.
English: Quartz, Tibet.
Français : Cristal de roche provenant du Tibet.
Italiano: Un aggregato di cristalli di quarzo, latteo e ialino, proveniente dal Tibet.
Español: Cristal de Cuarzo proveniente del Tíbet.

Camera data

  • Camera Canon EOS 400D
  • Lens Canon EF 70-200mm f4L w/ 12mm + 24mm + 36mm extension tubes
  • Flash rear left
  • Focal length mm
  • Aperture f/11
  • Exposure time 1/160 s
  • Sensivity ISO 100
Date 2 February 2009
Source Own work
Author JJ Harrison (
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Camera location

42° 46′ 42.02″ S, 147° 15′ 43.20″ E

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