Large Clear Polished Lemurian Quartz Point
The interesting natural internal fracturing at the bottom of this point gives way to excellent clarity, about 1/3 of the way up. Some of the specimen's facets have been polished, with others left alone, showing its natural striations. The photos of this piece do not do it justice.
Measurements: ~6" Tall x 4" Wide x 3" Deep
Location: Brazil, South America
Clear Quartz is one of the most admired minerals by both geology enthusiasts and those practicing the Metaphysical properties of minerals. Quartz is composed of silica (SiO2), and forms an important part of most igneous rocks. Quartz occurs in crystalline masses, and when conditions permit, it forms hexagonal crystals. Perfect crystals are rare. Industrially, crystal Quartz can be cut in a certain way in order for it to produce an electrical charge. This effect makes Quartz very useful for radio, television, and radar. Colors or inclusions in Quartz are due to the presence of other minerals (particularly iron), combining with Quartz during its formation. Common varieties are rose quartz, amethyst, citrine, rutilated, and tourmalinated quartz. Lemurian crystals have horizontal striations on one or more sides.