blue quartz specimen, additionally from the Jenipapo Mine, Itanga, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Its color is way lighter and more uneven, partially due to further cloudy white inclusions.
Use a magnifying glass to get a detailed-up take a look at the surface of the quartz. The surface should be streaked with white and present naturally occurring irregularities. Glass made to appear to be quartz will be smoother and present few, if any, striations or streaks in its floor, with even shade distribution that may be pleasing aesthetically but usually are not attribute of genuine quartz. Check the temperature and weight of the quartz in your bare hands.
double terminated quartz crystal deeply coloured blue by inclusions of fantastic needles of indigolite, a tourmaline. In the massive versions of the image one can see that the needles are oriented randomly in the crystal. The first picture exhibits a rock crystal that is … Read More