Quartz Crystal with (?)Epidote Inclusions - NBB 061

Nice sized quartz crystal with phantom, gas and (?)epidote inclusions

Measurements:  82 x 23 x 22 mm 

Description:  A nice sized quartz crystal with a light amethyst / smoky phantom, gas inclusions and a number of small (?)epidote inclusions. The termination facets have some very interesting growth patterns on its surfaces.

A quartz crystal of 39 mm long sits on its lower side, partially embedded in the main crystal.

The termination has a very small nick.

Weight of Specimen:  83.8 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2  (quartz)
                                         Ca2Fe3+2.25Al0.75(SiO4)3(OH)  (epidote) 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz)  7
                                            (epidote) 7

Location:  Brandberg, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NBB 061

US $ 250

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