Double Terminated Quartz Crystal OTH 012

Double terminated quartz crystal on a conglomorate quartz matrix

Measurements:  95 x 78 x 50 mm

Description:  A double terminated quartz crystal on a conglomorate quartz matrix. The crystal has a partially exposed section, revealing earlier quartz growth. Parts of the crystal has chlorite on and inside it, causing the slightly green colouring.

One of the terminations has a small nick, while the other has a large nick. There is also a large, shallow nick on one of the faces.

Weight of Specimen:  338 g  

Chemical Composition:   SiO (quartz var. chalcedony)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz var. chalcedony) 

Location:  Musina (formerly Messina), Limpopo Province, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  OTH 012

R 350





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