Floater Phantom Quartz Cluster – SNCO 002


Measurements:  79 x 43 x 28 mm

Description:  A cluster of quartz crystals with milky to very light smoky colouring, and orangy-red to brown coloured phantoms, the result of iron oxide deposits on the first generation quartz. The specimen is a floater, with many of the crystals being double terminated. The lesser side has a partial covering of (?)limestone (image bottom right).

When looking through a strong magnifing glass, lovely balls of orangy-red to brownish-black can be seen. 

A few crystal terminations have minute to small nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  78.6 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2  
             
                                                                    
Hardness on Mohs Scale:   7
                                                                          

Location:  Orange River, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 002

US $ 85

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