Large Quartz Crystal with Twin Termination - NBB 185

Large quartz crystal with gas inclusions and twin female terminations

Measurements:  92 x 53 x 51 mm

Description:  A large quartz crystal with two female terminations on one end. The crystal has a milky to clear colour, with a few faint bits of smoky and very faint bits of amethyst colouring. It has gas inclusions, internal flaws and interesting growth patterns on some termination facets. When tilted in light, a small rainbow can be seen.

The terminations have only a few very minute nicks (hardly visible with the naked eye), while there is damage to the bottom end of the specimen, where it parted from its matrix. A bit of the matrix is still in place.

Weight of Specimen:  315.2 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:  Brandberg, Namibia

Specimen Code:  NBB 185

US $ 250







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