Phantom Quartz Crystals with Goethite - SWCC 012

Phantom quartz crystals with goethite, from a rare find





Measurements:  39 x 28 x 27 mm

Description:  A group of phantom quartz crystals with goethite, from a rare find. 

The light greyish phantoms are caused by a (to us, unknown) mineral, possibly a variation of chlorite. The largest crystal has an elevated section on the main termination face. 

One small crystal is broken, while the rest of the specimen has small nicks, and one of the small crystals has a flaw.

Weight of Specimen:  13.9 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:  Ceres area, Western Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SWCC 012

US $ 45

    

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