Quartz Crystal with Partially Exposed Phantom BARG 049

Quartz crystal with partially exposed phantom

Measurements:  91 x 28 x 23 mm

Description:  A milky quartz crystal received a partial sprinkling of metallic to orangy coating hematite, and then received a 2nd generation of thin quartz coating. Only about half of the 1st generation quartz received a 2nd generation growth, leaving a partly exposed phantom. The crystal has unusual growht patterns. The termination has a few nicks, while the lower part of the crystal has a few large pressure marks, a few flaws and a few nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  106.7 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7    

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

Specimen Code:  BARG 049

US $ 30

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