Schorl and Goshenite – NERS 029

Small schorl crystal with small goshenite crystal

Measurements:  26 x 10 x 07 mm  

Description:  A small schorl crystal hosts a small, double terminated goshenite crystal, as well as bits of schorl and goshenite. One of the goshenite crystal's terminations has beautiful patterns.  

The specimen has only minute nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  2.2 g   

Chemical Composition:  NaFe2+3Al6Si6O18(BO3)3(OH)4  (schorl)                                                                       Be3Al2Si6O18  (goshenite)                                  
                                   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (schorl)  7.5                                                                                               (goshenite)  7.5–8   
                                   
Location:  Erongo Mountains, Erongo Region, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NERS 029

US $ 20








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