Quartz Crystal with Hematite Specks, on Matrix – NBB 100

Measurements:  47 x 32 x 28 mm

Description:  A light amethyst quartz crystal with (mostly) red hematite specks, sits on a calcite and basalt matrix. 

The crystal's termination has two extremely minute nicks (barely visible with the naked eye), while there are a few small nicks close to where it joins the matrix.

Weight of Specimen:  33.9 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2  (quartz)  
                                       CaCO3  (calcite

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz)  
                                          (calcite)  3

Location:  Brandberg, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NBB 100

US $ 45