Amethyst Quartz Crystal on Matrix (Repaired) NAM 032

Amethyst quartz crystal on matrix (repaired)

Measurements:  70 x 60 x 55 mm

Description:  A light amethyst quartz crystal (47 mm long) sits on a basalt matrix with calcite

The main crystal broke off while in transit to us due to bad packaging by the sender, so we glued it back onto its matrix with cyanoacrylate glue. The crystal's termination has a small nick, while there is a contact mark near its bottom.

Weight of Specimen:  170 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2  (quartz)
                                        CaCO3 (calcite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz)  7
                                           (calcite)  3

Location:  Brandberg, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NAM 032



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