Quartz Crystal Floater with Rutile Needles – SWCV 007

Beautiful quartz crystal floater with rutile needles, Vredendal

Measurements:  50 x 14 x 13 mm

Description:  A lovely floater with male and female terminations. It has a few black and copper-coloured rutile needles inside, and a few smaller crystals protruding from the main crystal. No apparent damage. A beautiful specimen!

Weight of Specimens:  14.8 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO (quartz)                                                                                                                              TiO(rutile) 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz)  7
                                          (rutile)  6.6

Location:  Vredendal Quarry, Western Cape, South Africa

Specimen Code:  SWCV 007


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