Ajoite in Quartz Crystal Group - VAR 113

Measurements:  60 x 53 x 27 mm

Description:  A group of quartz crystals containing ajoite. The points have not been polished (all natural). 

Most points have only small nicks. The crystals sit on a piece of quartz crystal, and another piece of quartz crystal is attached to the side of the group. There are pressure marks to the back of some of the crystals.

Weight of Specimen:  66 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 113

US $ 1 500






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