Smoky Amethyst w/ Botroydal Calcite on Matrix

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Goboboseb Mountains. Erongo Region, Namibia.

Weight: 180.5 grams

Dimensions: L 5 x W 4 x H 2.75 inches

So much is going on with this piece. Some notable features include its insanely gemmy termination thats coated in analcime or the crazy matrix with chlorite terminations. Either way this is definitely one of a kind.

Amethyst: A Silicon Dioxide with traces of Iron

Smoky Quartz: Quartz (crystalline Silicon Dioxide) with natural irradiation is Smoky Quartz.

Analcime or analcite is a white, gray, or colorless tectosilicate mineral. Analcime consists of hydrated sodium aluminium silicate in cubic crystalline form. Its chemical formula is NaAlSi₂O₆·H₂O. Minor amounts of potassium and calcium substitute for sodium. A silver-bearing synthetic variety also exists

The chlorites are a group of phyllosilicate minerals. Chlorites can be described by the following four endmembers based on their chemistry via substitution of the following four elements in the silicate lattice; Mg, Fe, Ni, and Mn. In addition, zinc, lithium, and calcium species are known