Smoky quartz point (LCESP034)

$839.00$851.59

Spectacular large cabinet-sized smoky quartz point from Tentadora mine, Peru

Tentadora mine is located in the Peruvian Andes in Julcani district in Huancavelica department. The mine consists of a massive body of quartz. This quartz body is mixed with malachite and chrysocolla which filtered into the cracks of the material. The massive quartz is used for lapidary work like spheres, hearts, and other shapes and is marketed as Peruvian Quantum Cuatro. Chrysocolla and Malachite do form botryoidal crystals in bigger cracks, sometimes covering big quartz points that formed in the wider spaces within the mass.

This specimen displays a spectacular quartz point.

Large-cabinet-size: 143 x 78 x 87 mm.

Weight: 660 gr

Origin: Tentadora Mine, Peru

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Smoky quartz point

Large cabinet-sized smoky quartz point from Tentadora mine, Peru

Tentadora mine is located in the Peruvian Andes in Julcani district in the Huancavelica department. The mine extracts from a massive body of quartz. This quartz body is mixed with malachite and chrysocolla which filtered into the cracks of the material. Presently lapidary workshops use the quartz mass to carve spheres, hearts, and other shapes. In general, such carvings sell under the brand name “Peruvian Quantum Cuatro”. Chrysocolla and Malachite form botryoidal crystals in bigger cracks. Sometimes both minerals do cover big quartz points that formed in the wider spaces within the mass.

This specimen displays a spectacular quartz point.

Large cabinet size: 143 x 78 x 87 mm.

Weight: 660 gr

Origin: Tentadora Mine, Peru

 

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