Asylum Quartz - Quartz with Hematite, Chlorite & Amphibole (Smoky - Citrine Quartz clusters with various inclusions) Origin: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Katanga District, Luena A very unusual variety of Quartz originating from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Clear to Smokey & Citrine Quartz crystal clusters with various different inclusions. Some of these include red and black Hematitie, Chlorite and needles of unidentified Amphibole or Epidote minerals. The inclusions may either be found as sprays, needles, blobs or as phantoms. For more information read our article on Asylum Quartz in our Mineral Files. The photos were taken in bright sunlight to bring out their best colours.
Asylum Quartz (Smoky - Citrine with Hematite, Chlorite & Amphibole)
Asylum Quartz (Hematite, Chlorite & Amphibole)
Origin: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Katanga District, Luena
Size: 57 mm x 45 mm, 124 grams