Shattuckite on Quartz – NKO 018

Light blue Shattuckite balls on and in quartz




Measurements:  68 x 42 x 34 mm

Description:  A few shattuckite balls (some broken) on and embedded in rock crystal with some clear facets.

The bottom of the specimen has been trimmed.

There are traces of an unknown yellow mineral trapped in the clear quartz.

Weight of Specimen:  143 g

Chemical Composition:  Cu5(OH)2(SiO3)4  (shattuckite)
                                        SiO2  (quartz)
    

Hardness on Mohs Scale:   (shattuckite)  3.5
                                            (quartz)
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Location:  Kaokoland, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NKO 018

US $ 65.

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