Quartz with Hedenbergite Inclusions and Intergrowth Calcite from Inner Mongolia

Dimension: 5.3cm x 2.3cm x 1.3cm

Weight: 18g

Locality: Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhad League, Inner Mongolia, China


A dipyramidal terminated quartz scepters with very well balanced parallel growth of crystals showcasing cumberland habit.  The deep olive-green color is due to hedenbergite inclusions, a classic Mongolian quartz sample.  The white substance are intergrowth Calcite.  It is highly lustrous, sculptural and dramatic.

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