Cactus Quartz Crystal Group KW 012

Group of pale amethyst coloured cactus quartz crystals on quartz matrix

Measurements:  123 x 108 x 71 mm

Description:  A group of pale amethyst coloured cactus quartz crystals on quartz matrix, with some patches of citrine-like colouring, possibly caused by iron oxide having been captured during the growing process. The main crystal has a pretty orangy-red colour inside its termination.

There is quite a bit of damage to the edges of the specimen (as can clearly be seen on the images), with one crystal that has broken off. Otherwise a few nicks to the specimen, overall.  

Despite the mentioned damage, the specimen still The matrix has been trimmed at the bottom, so it displays better.

Weight of Specimen:  562 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:  KwaNdebele, Boekenhoutshoek, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  KW 012

R 350


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