Quartz Included By Fuchsite
Small Cabinet, 6.5 x 3.3 x 2.0 cm
Iovitra Mine, Itremo, Fianarantsoa Prov., Madagascar
This cluster is comprised of one outstanding vertical quartz crystal measuring 6.5 cm in length, and three sidecar crystals which are all attached at their bases. All the crystals are lustrous, translucent to gemmy, and mostly colorless, but they all possess superb fuchsite phantoms that are in the gemmy areas just beneath the terminations. The fuchsite inclusions are colored a rich mint green