'Double-Headed' Quartz Crystal – VAR 023

'Double headed' smoky quartz crystal

Measurements:  47 x 40 x 22 mm

Description:  An interesting, gemmy quartz crystal specimen, starting off with a milky base, and ending in two lovely crystals, one partly double terminated.  

The patches of smoky colouring enhances its beauty. 

At the back of the specimen is a third (very small) crystal, nestled between the two main crystal heads.

Only very minute nicks to the terminations, but  quite a bit of damage at the back, where the specimen parted from its matrix, on which it had been sitting at an almost flat angle (see bottom photograph, left).

Weight of Specimen:  40.1 g

Chemical Composition:  SiO2  
                                   
Hardness on Mohs Scale:  7                                      

Location:  Karas Region, Southern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  VAR 023

US $ 65





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