Massive, 17.4" Double-Terminated Natural Smoky Quartz Crystal - Brazil

This is a massive, 17.4" long, dark brown, natural smoky quartz crystal from Minas Gerais, Brazil. Both ends of this crystal are covered in cities of terminations that create a captivating display. The largest termination on one end of this crystal has undergone some polishing across the facets. It has not been heated or treated to change the natural color.

Smoky quartz is a grey-brown to black variety of quartz. This common name is derived from from the appearance of smoke within the quartz crystal. Dependent on the location and the chemicals present during formation, smoky quartz can appear opaque black, however it’s typically translucent to some extent. It’s believed that the quartz gains this color from a combination of natural irradiation and aluminum impurities.
FOR SALE
$1,350
DETAILS
SPECIES
Quartz var. Smoky
LOCATION
Minas Gerais, Brazil
SIZE
17.4" long, 6.9" wide
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#219223