Phantom Quartz Crystal Group – SNCO 046

Phantom quartz crystal group with at least 3 generations growth

Measurements:  35 x 32 x 17 mm

Description:  A group of phantom quartz crystals with at least three generations of quartz growth. Blackish-brown hematite is captured between layers of growth. Some parts of the crystals have exposed phantoms where the hematite has oxidized to a reddish-brown colour. 

This interesting specimen has a few small nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  11.8 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2     
Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7       

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

Specimen Code:  SNCO 046

US $ 18  

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