Light Smoky Quartz Crystal on Matrix - VAR 045

Light smoky quartz crystal on matrix



Measurements:   38 x 33 x 24 mm

Description:  A light smoky quartz crystal (31 mm long) with a female termination, together with a small smoky quartz crystal, share a matrix of feldspar. 

The image (bottom, left) shows the underside of the specimen, with traces of mica.

The bigger quartz crystal has only the minutest of nicks, and a flaw near its base. The smaller crystal has a pressure mark.

Weight of Specimen:  23.0 g 

Chemical Composition:  SiO(quartz) 
                                   KAlSi3O8  (feldspar)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz)  7
                                      (feldspar)  6 - 6.5
                               

Location:  Zomba Mountains, Malawi, Africa.


Specimen Code:  
VAR 045

US $ 35





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