Quartz Crystal with 'Feathery' Inclusions and Ajoite  - VAR 103

Measurements:  56 x 32 x 31 mm

Description:  A phantom quartz crystal with a lovely 'feather-like' inclusion of a (to us, unknown) mineral, along with hematite and bits of ajoite. 

The termination faces have been polished to show the inclusions better. The sides and bottom of the crystal have a few nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  67.21 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 103

US $ 85

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