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    Description

    Brazilian Elestial Gem Formation
    Smoky quartz
    24 x 23-1/2 x 3 inches (61.0 x 59.7 x 7.6 cm)

    This variety of Smoky Quartz showcases the Elestial growth formation. Also known as "Jacare" Quartz, due to the resemblance to the bumps on the back of an alligator or a crocodile, such material features layers of stacked crystals in a natural design, of which numerous points even have internal 'phantoms' adding a further intrigue to the massive and dynamic specimen. A translucent quality makes this piece supremely decorative as the natural design is highlighted when the mineral is backlit. Some damage to the points is visible, but the overall example is broad, intense, and visually stunning. The surfaces of the crystals are rather glassy, and the combination of color, form, and geometric shape results in a fabulous larger specimen of this 'mysterious' variety of Quartz. The smoky color is varied and striking throughout.



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    July, 2021
    15th Thursday
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