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Gitter Quartz & Chlorite

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Gitter Quartz & Chlorite

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Description
Locality: 
Erongo Mountains, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11 × 8.5 × 5 cm
Weight: 
293.00gr
Description

Gitter quartz a rare quartz from of growth.

This specimen is a very nicely shaped, it has a matrix filled with small quartz crystals together with dark green chlorite. Nicely set upon this matrix is a group of smokey brown quartz with the gitterquartz growth from, a rare type of quartz only available from the erongo mountains. This from of quartz is caused by an epitactical intergrowth with feldspar that have been dissolved, leaving this crossed shaped intergrown crystals behind.

A very fine specimenwhere the gitter quartz is nicely set upon it´s matrix

    

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gitter Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0

Chlorite

Synonym Of: 

Chlorite Group

Group Parent: 
Chlorite
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2 - 2.5
Colour: 
Green, Grey, Brown
Streak: 
colourless

Seller Information

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Seller's terms and conditions

First of all thank you for visiting my selling page and your interest in my available specimens.

as for terms and conditions, a lot is possible: communication is key...

Please send me your questions and I'll answer them as good as I'm able to.
combined shipping is no problem at all, I can fill most boxes up to 2kg before they will get to another shipping level and cost. 

in short just contact me and we'll find a way that works for the both of us.

cheers
erik

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