Quartz, Feldspar, Dolomite and Rutile – SWCV 009

Beautiful arrangement of quartz crystals with feldspar, dolomite and rutile

Measurements:  68 x 35 x 30 mm

Description:   A beautiful arrangement of quartz crystals (some with a touch of smoky colouring), with feldspar and dolomite attached (including several in crystal form). A few of the quartz crystals have bits of rutile included. 

The specimen has no notable damage.

Weight of Specimen:  41.6 g

Chemical Composition:   SiO2  (quartz)
                                       KAlSi
3O (feldspar)

                                        CaMg(CO3)2   (dolomite)     
                                       TiO (rutile) 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz) 
                                          (feldspar)  6 - 6.5

                                           (dolomite)  3.5-4
                                          (rutile)  6.6                               

Location:  Vredendal Quarry, Western Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SWCV 009

US $ 85



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