Ilmenite on Smoky Quartz, With Ferberite and Topaz
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 6.0 x 4.0 cm
Erongo Mountains, Namibia

A somewhat more elegant but less massive specimen featuring, this time, an ilmenite perched ON the smokies instead of vice versa. This specimen ALSO HOSTS, in the middle zone of sparkling brown you see there, ferberite and a small 8 mm topaz as well as probably other species that are micros. It is extremely aesthetic, overall, for what it is...and the crystal is complete around the upper termination and sides around to the back face