Phantom Quartz Crystal with Feldspar Crystals and Rutile WC 035

Quartz crystals with bits of goethite

Measurements:  95 x 50 x 47 mm

Description:  A phantom quartz crystal with feldspar crystals on it and rutile needle inclusions. The main termination facet has several minute quartz crystals on its surface, and a small one partially embedded in it. 

The termination point has no notable damage, while the rest of the crystal has a few flaws, typical of specimens from this area.

Weight of Specimen:  184 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO (quartz)     
                                        KAlSi3O8  (feldspar)

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

Location:  Vredendal, Western Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  WC 035

R 400


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