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Mineral Specimen No. 75939:
Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Foitite-Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from NE of Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia.

This mineral specimen Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Foitite-Elbaite Tourmaline from NE of Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 75939:

Mineral Species: Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Foitite-Elbaite Tourmaline.
Location of origin: NE of Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia.
Description: Lustrous translucent doubly-terminated smoky quartz crystals to 64 mm with a 45 mm finger-shaped gray formation composed of microscopic foitite-elbaite tourmaline. The exact location was not provided, but it is probably from the Ameib Farm in Usakos. Most crystals are complete and undamaged, but a few crystals have chipped terminations. All of the main crystals are complete and undamaged, but a lesser crystal is incomplete where it contacted surrounding matrix.
Overall size: 9x7x6 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 64 mm
Price: $85 (plus shipping).

Mineral Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Foitite-Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from NE of Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Foitite-Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from NE of Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Foitite-Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from NE of Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Foitite-Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from NE of Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Foitite-Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from NE of Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Foitite-Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from NE of Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Foitite-Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from NE of Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Foitite-Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from NE of Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia

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