Quartz with Hematite and Fluorite – SNCO 073

Semi-transparent, double terminated quartz crystal with hematite and fluorite



Measurements:  49 x 20 x 20 mm

Description:  A semi-transparent, double terminated quartz crystal with orangy-red hematite colour inclusions and a few small, dark purple fluorite crystals on one of its facets. There are also bits of a whitish mineral (probably feldspar) on some of the surfaces. 

The terminations are undamaged, but there is a nick towards the middle of the crystal, and a flaw. 

Weight of Specimen:  23.1
g

Chemical Composition:  CaF2  (fluorite)  
                                       SiO2  (quartz)  
                                 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (fluorite)  4
                                           (quartz
)  7

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

Specimen Code:  SNCO 073

US $ 28

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