Cactus Quartz Crystal Specimen BARG 022

Unusual cactus quartz crystal specimen

Measurements:  56 x 28 x 23 mm

Description:  This specimen with light amethyst colouring, is a rather unusual, where one cactus quartz crystal sits across (and instead of) the bigger cactus quartz crystal's termination, at a 90 angle

The bottom of especially the smaller crystal also shows clearly how cactus quartz crystals are typically formed, by tiny crystals forming around a core (image bottom left).

The termination point has a very small nick, while the rest of the specimen has a few small nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  43.8 g    

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7 

Location:  Boekenhoutshoek, KwaNdebele, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  BARG 022

US $ 15

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