Quartz Included By Fuchsite
Small Cabinet, 6.0 x 4.8 x 4.0 cm
Iovitra Mine, Itremo, Fianarantsoa Prov., Madagascar
Emplaced on a matrix of massive milky quartz is a cluster of lustrous, translucent to gemmy, quartz crystals up to 4.2 cm in length. Several of the crystals exhibit fuchsite phantoms in the gemmy areas just below the terminations. The fuchsite is colored a beautiful mint green.