SPIRIT QUARTZ CLUSTER
A lovely Amethyst Spirit Quartz Cluster, with good colour and upstanding crystals. A cool cluster covered in lots of tiny quartz crystals, popular and something different from the Brazilian or Uruguayan amethyst varieties. Spoil yourself! This specimen is mounted on a perspex pad for enhanced display.
Boekenhouthoek, South Africa.
9cm x 7cm x 7.5cm, 424g.
Quartz is the most common mineral found on the surface of the Earth. A significant component of many igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. This natural form of silicon dioxide is found in an impressive range of varieties and colours. There are many names for different varieties: Cryptocrystalline varieties of quartz are listed separately under chalcedony and include agate.