Smoky Quartz Specimen – SNCO 068

Phantom smoky quartz crystal with traces of chlorite in it

Measurements:  48 x 28 x 19 mm

Description:  A smoky quartz crystal with very light phantom and traces of chlorite in it, and a few smaller smoky quartz crystals near its base. 

Three of the main crystal's shaft facets are smooth and clear, while three have a rough / dull appearrance, with one of them having several extremely minute quartz crystals on it. 

The specimen comes from a recent, spectacular find and specimens from this area will most probably become a novelty soon. 

The termination points have only a few extremely minute nicks, hardly visible with the naked eye.

Weight of Specimen:  29.7 g

Chemical Composition:   SiO

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:  Steinkopf area, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 068

US $ 35

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