Stubby Crystal with Smoky Patches - VAR 029

Stubby crystal with smoky patches and crystal inclusions

Measurements:  46 x 35 x 26 mm

Description:  A gemmy, clear quartz crystal with smoky patches inside, and some iron oxide on parts of its surface.

It has a few internal flaws, as well as crystal inclusions. It has at least one minute moving bubble, and a rainbow.

The crystal grew on a softer matrix, that had eroded over time, leaving the crystal's base with hundreds of little facets.

There is a very small nick to the termination tip and side, and a few pressure marks.

Weight of Specimen:  54.6 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:  Karas Region, Southern Namibia, Africa.

Specimen Code:  VAR 029

US $ 120

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