Quartz with Dolomite, Feldspar and Rutile Needles  WC 026

Unique piece of quartz with feldspar, dolomite and rutile needles

Measurements:  297 x 165 x 100 mm

Description:  A unique piece of quartz with feldspar crystals, dolomite crystals and rutile needles. The large display areas have fascinating faces, while the rest have interesting crystal formations. 

Some edges are damaged.

Weight of Specimen:  3 200 g  (3.2 kg)

Chemical Composition:  SiO (quartz)     
                                        KAlSi3O8 (feldspar)
                                        CaMg(CO3)2 (dolomite)

                                        TiO2 (rutile)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:   (quartz) 7  
                                            (feldspar) 6 - 6.5 
(dolomite)  3.5-4
                                            (rutile) 6.6

Location:  Vredendal area, Western Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  WC 026

R 2 200


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