• Quartz With Ajoite and Hematite
  • Quartz With Ajoite and Hematite
  • Quartz With Ajoite and Hematite
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Quartz With Ajoite and Hematite

ID: CC4446

Well developed terminated gemmy to translucent prismatic crystals of Quartz measuring to 3.4cm. Several displaying light sky blue inclusions of the rare Calcium Copper Silicate mineral Ajoite. Also to be seen included in the Quartz crystals are orange spots of Goethite and platy crystals of metallic black Hematite. Crystal rosettes of Hematite also abundantly covers some of the Quartz crystal faces, and much of the matrix. On the underside of the specimen is a yellow crystalline Sericite (Muscovite), with orange brown micro-crystals of 'Epidote', crystal of Hematite. The specimen is from the Massina Mine, South Africa.

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Dimensions
6.0 × 6.0 × 4.5 cm
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Locality
Messina Mine, Messina District, Limpopo Province, South Africa, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Quartz

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