Double Terminated Quartz Crystal with Rutile, Feldspar and  Dolomite WC 029

Double terminated quartz crystal with rutile, feldspa and dolomite

Measurements:  135 x 40 x 38 mm

Description:  A light smoky, double terminated quartz crystal with rutile and feldspar inclusions, and feldspar and dolomite (some in crystal form) on some surfaces. 

The termination points have no notable damage, whereas the rest of the specimen has a few small nicks and flaws (typical of specimens from this area).

Weight of Specimen:  170 g

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

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

Location:  Vredendal area, Western Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  WC 029

R 1 200

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