Cactus Quartz Crystals on Matrix – KW 023

Cactus quartz crystals with greyish colour, on matrix

Measurements:  77 x 44 x 34 mm

Description:  A few cactus quartz crystals with greyish colour, sit on a quartz matrix, together with a few broken crystals. Two of the broken crystals show clearly how the cactus quartz crystals are formed around a quartz core. 

The intact few crystals' terminations have a few minute to small nicks, while the rest of these crystals have a few nicks, and the matrix has a few flaws.

The specimen displays well on a flat surface, all-round. 

Weight of Specimen:  101.0 g 

Chemical Composition:  SiO                               

Hardness on Mohs Scale:                                    

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

Specimen Code:  KW 023

R 70

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