Quartz Crystal Group with Greyish Coating BARG 005

Quartz crystals with greyish outer layer and whitish phantoms

Measurements:  43 x 37 x 19 mm

Description:  A group of quartz crystals with greyish outer layer, with minute crystallization on it, that gives it a somewhat rough effect. When looking at it closely, one can see whitish phantoms in most of the crystals. 

Most of the specimens that came from the pocket that yielded this specimen, have smoky cores.

The bigger crystals' terminations appear to be without any damage, while some of the smaller ones have only minute nicks. The main crystal has a small pressure mark. On the base of the specimen is some damage, where smaller crystals have broken off. Also a little damage to some of the edges of the specimen. 

The specimen displays well on a flat surface, all-round.

Weight of Specimen:  12.7 g 

Chemical Composition:  SiO2

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:  Steinkopf, Northern Cape, South Africa. 

Specimen Code:  BARG 005

US $ 11

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