Unusual Quartz Crystal Cluster - SNCO 017

Quartz crystal cluster with interesting coatings




Measurements:   66 x 52 x 36 mm

Description:  A very unusual quartz crystal cluster with coatings of (?)chalcedony, hematite and a final coating of quartz. The bits of white mineral could be feldspar.

The only notable damage to the specimen, is to the edges.

Weight of Specimen:  92.2 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO                                                     

Hardness on Mohs Scale:   7

Location:  Orange River, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 017

US $ 75