Phantom Quartz Crystals – SNCO 039

Quartz crystal group with bright red and speckled phantoms

Measurements:  41 x 30 x 28 mm

Description:  Phantom quartz crystals with hematite specks and iron oxide captured between layers of quartz and on some surfaces, sit on a quartz and feldspar matrix. Some crystals have partially exposed phantoms (image bottom right). 

Most terminations have only minute nicks, while there is damage to the edges of the specimen.

Weight of Specimen:  26.0 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2  (quartz)      
                                        KAlSi3O8 (feldspar) 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz)  7 
                                           (feldspar)  6 - 6.5

Location:  Orange River area, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 039

US $ 55

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