Quartz crystal w/Hematite inclusions - Meknès-Tafilalet Morocco (MS-2412a)
Quartz (Si02) with Hematite (Fe2O3) included in the crystal lattice. This specimen could also legitimately be called "sprouting quartz', due to the many small crystals which have grown on the outside. Large Crystal with dull luster. Due to digital photography's fondness for red, the color is exaggerated. Actual color is lighter than these images.
Measures about 7cm x 3cm x 4cm. Weighs about 100gms (+/-10gm). Fits in a small USPS Priority Flat Rate box.