Phantom Quartz Crystal - NER 058

Phantom quartz crystal with fascinating facet growth

Measurements:  42 x 23 x 20 mm

Description:  A semi-transparent quartz crystal with fascinating facet growth formations, patches of smoky colouring, small specks of (mostly red) hematite and a whitish phantom. 

There are a number of small, neat indentations on some faces, where small crystals of some other mineral once sat, and then eroded away over time. This specimen was found in the Erongo mountains in 2015. 

The crystal has a few minute nicks on the termination tip and ridge (barely visible with the naked eye) and a few small nicks to the rest it.

Weight of Specimen:  23.2 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO                               

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7                                         

Location:  Erongo, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NER 058

US $ 14


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