Quartz Crystal with Orange Phantom – SNCO 062

Orange phantom quartz crystal

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

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