Quartz Crystal on Matrix – NBB 064

Quartz crystal on quartz and basalt matrix



Measurements:  44 x 32 x 26 mm

Description:  A quartz crystal with a hint of amethyst colouring, gas and bits of hematite inclusions, sits on a quartz and basalt matrix. There is one minute, still bubble, and one very minute bubble that moves in a V-pattern (when carefully tilted), with the one leg of the "V" quite a bit longer than the other. Close to the termination point is a minute, raised area of quartz in almost a droplet shape.

The crystal has only a minute nick at the base of the termination.

Weight of Specimen:  38.4 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7                   

Location:  Brandberg, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NBB 064

US $ 35

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