Ajoite in Quartz Crystal Group - VAR 088

Measurements:  43 x 23 x 15 mm

Description:  A group of quartz crystals with ajoite inclusions and pink chalcedony on some faces. 

The main crystal termination has a small nick. There are a few neat, long pressure marks to one of the specimen sides, a flaw near the bottom and a few nicks overall. The specimen is totally natural.

Weight of Specimen:  17.8 g  

Chemical Composition:  SiO2  (quartz and chalcedony)
                                        K2.25Na1.75Cu20Al3Si29O76(OH)16•8(H2O) (ajoite) 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7  (quartz)
                                           3.5  (ajoite)

Location:  Musina, Limpopo Province, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  VAR 088

US $ 250

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