Quartz Crystals on Matrix WC 012

Quartz crystals, some with phantoms and inclusions

Measurements:  85 x 70 x 25 mm

Description:  Quartz crystals on a quartz matrix. Some crystals have phantoms and minute balls of chlorite. Follow this link for a microscopic image of one of these chlorite balls in a similar crystal, and more information.

The specimen, which displays well on a flat surface (all round), has a few nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  164 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO                   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7 

Location:  Ceres area, Western Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  WC 012

R 120






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