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Quartz with smoky and amethyst phantom zones from Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 27 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia

 
Quartz with smoky and amethyst phantom zones from Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 27 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 41972
Mineral:Quartz with smoky and amethyst phantom zones
Locality:Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 27 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia
Description:Single crystal of transparent colorless quartz with phantom purple and smoky color zones following the crystallization. Small surface pitting is where lepidocrocite surface inclusions were embedded in the faces - now dissolved away. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #546
Overall Size:45x19x12 mm
Crystals:40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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