Quartz Crystals with Hematite Inclusions BARG 012

Quartz crystal with hematite inclusions

Measurements:  55 x 28 x 20 mm 

Description: After the quartz crystal had formed, it received a deposit of hematite over the termination. Then at some later stage a layer of secondary quartz growth formed over it, capturing the hematite between the two layers of quartz growth. 

The termination point has a few very minute nicks, while the rest of the crystal has a flaw and ontact / pressure marks.

Weight of Specimen:  40.8 g 

Chemical Composition:  SiO2

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7 

Location:  Orange River area, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  BARG 012

US $ 12

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