Clear Quartz Crystal with Smoky Colour - VAR 016

Lovely, gemmy quartz crystal with very light smoky colour, moving bubble and rainbow



 



Measurements:  42 x 21 x 17 mm

Description:  A lovely, gemmy, clear quartz crystal, with the upper half having a very light smoky colour. It has a minute bubble that moves when tilted, and some gas inclusions.

To the side of the bottom half is a neat, deep pressure mark, and there are also lovely growth marks to one of the large facets.

Close to the termination, is a pitted area (about 10 x 7 mm), where some other mineral had been attached, and then eroded, prior to this crystal having been mined.

The crystal has a few minute nicks, and some damage at the bottom, where it parted from its matrix.

Weight of Specimen:  18.1 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7

Location:  Karas Region, Southern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  VAR 016

US $ 25

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