Quartz Crystals with Hematite Coating, on Matrix – SNCO 117

Quartz crystals with orangy-brown hematite coating, on matrix

Measurements:  87 x 70 x 37 mm

Description:  A group of quartz crystals of which some have a thin coating of orangy-brown hematite, on a matrix of mostly quartz. 

The termination points have only a few very minute nicks, while one of the darker (middle-sized) crystals has a big nick. There is also some damage to the edges of the specimen.

Weight of Specimen:  177.3 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

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

Specimen Code:  SNCO 117

US $ 35

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