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Calcite Coated Smoky Quartz Cluster

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SKU: S683

Calcite Coated Smoky Quartz Cluster from Namaqualand region

 

This exquisite Smoky Quartz Crystal Cluster, covered with a delicate veil of white Calcite, is from the Namaqualand region in South Africa. This captivating gemstone specimen offers not only an aesthetic wonder but also a glimpse into the geological wonders of our planet.

 

Product Details:
  • Mineral:¬†Smoky Quartz with white Calcite coating
  • Origin:¬†Namaqualand Region, Northern Cape, South Africa
  • Size:¬†148mm x 81mm x 88mm Approximately
  • Weight:¬†1211 gram
  • Colour: Earthy brown and¬†white
  • Texture:¬†Natural, unpolished
  • Lustre: Vitreous
  • Display: Perfect for showcasing in your mineral collection or as a conversation-starting decorative piece
    
Product Features:
  1. Natural Beauty: Each Smoky Quartz Crystal Cluster is a unique work of nature's art, showcasing intricate patterns and hues that range from smoky grey to translucent quartz, harmoniously complemented by the gentle embrace of snow-white Calcite crystals.
  2. Healing Energies: Smoky Quartz is renowned for its grounding and protective properties, promoting emotional balance and dispelling negativity. Meanwhile, Calcite adds a serene, soothing energy to the mix, creating a harmonious synergy of positive vibrations.
  3. Collector's Dream: This specimen is not only a beautiful decorative piece but also a treasured addition to any crystal collection or meditation space. It's a conversation starter, a focal point, and a source of wonder for those who appreciate the marvels of nature.
  4. Origin Story: The story of how this stunning crystal cluster came to be is as fascinating as the crystal itself. Namaqualand, a semi-arid region in South Africa, is known for its unique geological formations. The formation process begins with the Earth's molten magma cooling and crystallizing deep beneath the surface. Over millions of years, geological forces push these crystals closer to the Earth's crust. During this journey, various minerals and elements become part of the crystal's matrix.
    In the case of this smoky quartz cluster, the presence of iron and aluminium within the magma imparts the characteristic smoky coloration. As the crystal cluster slowly moves closer to the surface, the surrounding rock undergoes transformations as well. The calcite coating is formed when groundwater rich in calcium carbonate seeps through the surrounding rock, depositing calcite crystals onto the quartz surface over eons of time. This intricate dance between geological processes results in the breath-taking fusion of smoky quartz and white calcite that you see today.
  
Unearth the extraordinary beauty and energy of this Smoky Quartz Crystal Cluster Coated with White Calcite from Namaqualand, South Africa. Whether you're a crystal enthusiast, a spiritual seeker, or simply someone who appreciates the artistry of the Earth, this gemstone specimen promises to captivate your senses and connect you with the ancient geological forces that shaped our world. Bring a touch of the Namaqualand mystique into your life today.

 

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