Quartz Crystal with Moving Bubbles NBB 023

Quartz crystal with moving bubbles and amethyst patch

Measurements:  66 x 36 x 21 mm

Description:  A quartz crystal with faint clouds of amethyst colouring, two sizable moving bubbles and a few tiny moving bubbles, and the greater part of it being gemmy. The most obvious bubble is about 2 mm in diametre. Just below it is the biggest bubble, measuring about 4 mm in diametre, and is situated towards the middle of the crystal (vaguely seen towards the bottom of the top right image). 

Tilted at a certain angle, a small rainbow can be seen near the base of the biggest termination facet. Besides the bubbles, the crystal has fascinating gas inclusions. 

The termination has a small nick while there are contact and pressure marks near the crystal's base. The crystal parted from its matrix at an angle. 

Weight of Specimen:  
78.9 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2                                

Hardness on Mohs Scale:                             

Location:  Brandberg, Namibia.       

Specimen Code:  NBB 023

US $ 130



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