Quartz Crystals with Hematite, on Matrix – SNCO 119

Quartz crystals with hematite, on matrix

Measurements:  78 x 55 x 43 mm

Description:  A group of quartz crystals on quartz matrix, with reddish-brown hematite trapped between two generations of quartz growth. Most of the crystals have just a thin outer layer of clear quartz, with one of the smaller ones having a more prominent phantom. 

The termination points have a few small nicks, while there are some pressure marks and nicks to the sides of the specimen.

Weight of Specimen:  160.9 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

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

Specimen Code:  SNCO 119

US $ 25

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