• Quartz var. Faden Quartz
  • Quartz var. Faden Quartz
Quartz and Agate

Quartz var. Faden Quartz

$750.00   €647  £550.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC19841
A mainly water-clear, transparent and colourless Quartz crystal with a tabular habit and subtle yet distinct feathered Faden line through its vertical axis. Hexagonal in cross section, the crystal has developed highly flattened, measuring 6.5 x 3.5 x 1.0 cm. The term Faden comes from the German for ‘thread” and the name Faden Quartz is the anglicized from of Fadenquartz. The back of the termination has natural in-situ contact damage, which is not visible when displayed. An excellent off-matrix Faden Quartz from the North Waziristan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan.


6.5 × 3.5 × 1.0 cm
Quartz and Agate
North Waziristan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Quartz, variety Faden Quartz

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