Quartz Crystals with Goethite WC 011

Quartz crystals with goethite

Measurements:  86 x 47 x 33 mm

Description:  Quartz crystals, some double terminated, share a quartz matrix with goethite, of which some parts are botryoidal. 

The specimen has very little damage, mostly confined to the edges. It displays well on a flat surface, all-round.

Weight of Specimen:  130 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO (quartz) 
                                        α-FeO(OH)  (goethite) 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (quartz)  7
                                           (goethite)  5 - 5.5

Location:  Ceres area, Western Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  WC 011

R 130

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