Quartz Crystal Cluster on Matrix – SWCC 010


Quartz crystal cluster on matrix, Ceres area, Western Cape, South Africa



Measurements:  47 x 41 x 40 mm

Description:  The clear quartz crystal cluster is made up of mainly double terminated crystals, with the bigger ones at the bottom and the smaller ones on top.  It rests on a matrix of small quartz crystals and sandstone. 

Some of the main crystals are partly covered with a greyish substance (possibly grains of sandstone), which is also included in many of the matrix crystals, which gives the matrix an overall greyish appearance.

No damage visible. A lovely specimen that displays very well!

You can visit our blog to read more about how we found this special specimen.

Weight of Specimen:  34.7 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:  Ceres area, Western Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SWCC 010

US $ 55   



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