Quartz with Hematite Crystals, Guangdong, China

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  • Item Category: Natural History
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 30, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

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Quartz with Hematite Crystals, Guangdong, China

SPECIMEN DESCRIPTION

This is a very interesting piece of quartz crystals with hematite blades set into it. The quartz crystals are semi-translucent. The overall luster of the piece is low. The dimensions are 4" wide by 2 5/8" tall and 1 7/8" front to back. The locality is the Lianping Quartz Mine, Guangdong Province, China. There are a few broken crystals with nicks along the edges and bruised tips.

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