Doubly terminated Faden Quartz

South Waziristan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan
Cabinet, 10.1 x 9.6 x 2.2 cm
Start Time: 11/12/2009 6:45:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 11/19/2009 6:55:31 pm (CST)
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Item Description

A magnificent, CABINET cluster of stacked, increasinly larger, water-clear, tabular, quartz crystals with a distinct faden or "string" line clearly visible running through the crystals from top to bottom. All of the crystals are double terminated and have beautiful beveled edges. This is a near floater doubly terminated cluster and looks like a hatchet with two, sharp edges. Nearly pristine. The contact on the back with the smaller crystals is out of sight. This is indeed, a striking and very fine large specimen from this late 1990s find. Specimens of this size and quality disappeared very quickly.

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