Measurements: 29 x 13 x 11 mm
Description: A phantom quartz crystal with three of the shaft facets partially exposed. The milky to clear capping, that is slightly wider than the shaft, gives it a semi-sceptre appearrance. The first quartz growth is coated with orangy hematite, and the 2nd generation is clear to slightly milky.
The termination has a few small nicks, while the rest of the specimen has a few pressure marks and nicks.
The images with blue background, were taken in natural sunlight.
Weight of Specimen: 7.6 g
Chemical Composition: SiO2
Hardness on Mohs Scale: 7
Location: Orange River Area, Northern Cape, South Africa.
Specimen Code: SNCO 062
US $ 15