Quartz, Plancheite
Cabinet, 14.0 x 6.5 x 3.2 cm
Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
We have never seen anything quite like this shimmering piece that looks like sugary blue syrup was poured over a plate of quartz crystals. This is an eye-catching large (14 cm) specimen of gorgeous sky-blue plancheite coating Quartz crystals (many of which are doubly-terminated) in what seems half of a natural pocket or cavity containing them. The largest of these coated Quartz crystals is a 1.8 cm. Then, drusy quartz was deposited lightly atop to give the piece a fabulous sugary sparkle, which cannot be adequately captured in the photos. They only give a hint. Ex, Charlie Key.