Quartz Crystal with Big Moving Bubble and Light Amethyst Colour - NBB 002

Quartz crystal with amethyst colour and lovely moving bubble

Measurements:  71 x 36 x 26 mm

Description:  A double terminated quartz crystal with one of its terminations being multi-terminated. Both ends have patches of milkiness, caused by thousands of extremely minute trapped air bubbles. The middle section is clear and containing an amethyst colour, gas and a lovely bubble (about 3 mm in diametre) that moves freely in a slightly curved cavity for about 10 mm.  On the opposite side is another (very small) moving bubble, not easily seen.

The female termination ridge has several very minute nicks, while the multi-terminated side has a few minute to small nicks, and damage to an area ( 14 x 7 mm) just below the termination base.

Weight of Specimen:  117.7 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:  Brandberg, Namibia

Specimen Code:  NBB 002

US $ 175


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