Gemmy 'Fancy' Quartz Crystal with Lovely Termination - NBB 015

Gemmy double terminated clear quartz crystal, smoky/amethyst clouds, unusual termination

Measurements:  50 x 16 x 15 mm

Description:  A gemmy, double terminated, clear quartz crystal with faint clouds of smoky and amethyst colouring. 

The lovely main termination is a typical 'fancy' quartz termination, called 'tietiebottel' by the local diggers, referring to a baby's bottle. It has a bit of quartz and some small quartz crystals attached to the surface and a piece of unknown mineral embedded

The lesser termination has one facet that has a matt finish. The crystal has only a few very small nicks.   

Weight of Specimen:  23.2 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:  Brandberg, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NBB 015


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