Phantom Quartz Specimen with Chlorite SWCC 016

Phantom quartz crystal group with chlorite inclusions

Measurements:  23 x 18 x 15 mm

Description:   A small group of milky to clear phantom quartz crystals. 

The 1st generation quartz received a thin coating of lime green chlorite (one crystal has minute orangy, wormlike chlorite inclusions), and then a final, thin 2nd generation clear quartz growth. The crystals also have minute inclusions of green chlorite balls - see example

The specimen has only a few minute nicks.

These specimens are hard to find and have been mined by ourselves.

Weight of Specimen:  4.6 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7 

Location:  Ceres area, Western Cape, South Africa.  

Specimen Code:  SWCC 016

US $ 15


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