Measurements: 55 x 34 x 28 mm
Description: A group of cactus quartz crystals with a lovely amethyst colour.
The termination points have a few minute nicks, but there is quite a bit of damage to the sides of the specimen.
Dark amethyst specimens like this one from this area are hard to obtain. The specimen displays well on a flat surface.
Weight of Specimen: 33.4 g
Chemical Composition: SiO2
Hardness on Mohs Scale: 7
Boekenhoutshoek, KwaNdebele, Mpumalanga Province
Specimen Code: SKW 074
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