Phantom Quartz Crystal Group – SNCO 009

Reddish phantom quartz crystal group, nice size crystals

Measurements:  117 x 70 x 52 mm 

Description:  A group of quartz crystals with even colouring, good size and distinct reddish-brown phantoms, on a matrix of quartz and feldspar/clay. First generation pale, clear quarts crystals, were coated with hematite which then oxidized, and finally received a coating of clear growth. 

The main display crystals have small nicks on their terminations, and two of the crystals have flaws. There is damage to the edges of the specimen.

This specimen, which we purchased from a collection, displays well on a flat surface.

Weight of Specimen:  434 g  

Chemical Composition:   SiO2  

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:  Orange River area, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SNCO 009

US $ 130

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