Quartz Included By Fuchsite
Iovitra Mine, Itremo, Fianarantsoa Prov., Madagascar
Miniature, 4.4 x 4.1 x 2.3 cm
This small cluster of lustrous, translucent to gemmy, mostly colorless quartz crystals, is highlighted by a vertical crystal 4.4 cm in length. All the crystals exhibit fine fuchsite phantoms in the gemmy areas just beneath the terminations. The fuchsite inclusions are colored a rich mint green.