Quartz Crystal Group SWCC 005

Quartz crystal group, with 2 male and 2 female crystals


Measurements:  51 x 36 x 25 mm

Description:  A group of quartz crystals with two male, and two female crystals. The main female crystal has a smaller, flattish female crystal fused to its side. 

The specimen has only a few (very minute) chlorine balls inside, only visible under good magnification.  Follow this link for a microscopic image of one of these in a similar crystal, and more information. 

The terminations have only minute nicks, while the rest of the specimen has a few contact and pressure marks.

The specimen displays well on a flat surface, with the larger female crystal sitting at an angle of about 45.

Weight of Specimen:  24.0 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7 

Location:  Ceres area, Western Cape, South Africa.  

Specimen Code:  SWCC 005

US $ 15

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