Quartz Crystal with Schorl – NER 042

Quartz crystal with schorl and very light citrine colour




Measurements:  40 x 20 x 13 mm  

Description:  A quartz crystal with very light citrine colouring, schorl that is in as well as on the crystal, and a smoky phantom.

This is part of a rare find at Erongo. We managed to obtain only three of these specimens.

The termination has a few minute nicks (barely visible with the naked eye) and a neat pressure mark. The lower part of the specimen has a few contact / pressure marks.

Weight of Specimen:  10.6 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2  (quartz)    
                                         
NaFe2+3Al6Si6O18(BO3)3(OH)4  (schorl)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz)  7                                                                                                         
(schorl)  7.5

Location:  Erongo Region, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NER 042

US $ 40





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