Quartz Crystals with Chlorite WC 013

Plate of quartz crystals, some with chlorite inclusions

Measurements:  70 x 53 x 22 mm

Description:  A plate of quartz crystals, with some having inclusions of minute chlorite balls. Follow this link for a microscopic image of one of these in a similar crystal, and more information. Two of the crystals each have a slightly elevated, triangular pattern on one of their termination facets.

Besides a few small nicks, the only notable damge is to the edges of the specimen.

Weight of Specimen:  66 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO                   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7 

Location:  Ceres area, Western Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  WC 013

R 150


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