BLUE QUARTZ CRYSTALS
An amazing cluster of rare Blue Quartz Crystals. Featuring very well formed and translucent crystals, clustered over two sides of a chunk of rock. This is a rare mineral specimen and a must for any quartz collection. Blue Quartz crystals are Dipyramidal shape. Dipyramidal Crystals don’t form the more common upright quartz clusters most people associate with quartz. The blue colouration is due to inclusions of Magnesioriebeckite. This is old stock and a must have for the quartz or mineral collector.
Cantera Juanona, Antequera, Malaga, Spain.
3cm x 3cm x 4cm, 37g.
Quartz is one of the most common minerals found in the Earth’s crust. If pure, quartz forms colourless, transparent and very hard crystals with a glass like luster. Today it leads technology being the main component of transistors which make our computers work and solar panels.
An opaque to translucent, blue variety of quartz, owing its colour to inclusions, commonly of fibrous magnesioriebeckite or crocidolite.