Phantom Quartz Crystal Group SNCO 021

Quartz crystal group with distinct phantoms

Measurements:  43 x 40 x 33 mm 

Description:  A group of milky to clear quartz crystals with lovely, distinct phantoms, consisting of black and reddish-brown specks of hematite. The specimen has a very thin matrix of feldspar and mica.

The termination points appear to have no damage, but the largest crystal has a few very minute nicks along one termination ridge. The crystal with female termination has a long nick on two of its shaft ridges, and the crystal to its right also has a long nick along a shaft facet (possibly where it had contact with other crystals) and the base has some damage and pressure marks.

The specimen displays well on a flat surface.

Weight of Specimen:  48.6 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2  

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:   Orange River, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 021

US $ 55

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