Phantom Quartz Crystals with Hematite Inclusions – SNCO 042

Quartz crystals with hematite inclusions

Measurements:  56 x 52 x 42 mm

Description:  A group of quartz crystals with beautiful inclusions of red, black and orangy-yellow hematite. These inclusions mostly cover the first generation quartz crystals, which later received a second generation clear quartz growth, resulting in lovely phantoms.

A few of the termination facets have a dull coating.

The crystals have only a few minute nicks, except for a few along the edges of the specimen. The edges of the specimen has a few contact marks and some damage. 

The specimen displays well on a flat surface.

Weight of Specimen:  93.6 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO                               

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

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

Specimen Code:  SNCO 042

US $ 85

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