Dims: 2.3 x 2.0 x 2.0" (5.8 x 5.2 x 5.0 cm)
Wt: 6.31 oz. (179.0 g)
Mount Ida, Montgomery County, Arkansas, U.S.A.
This hand specimen consists primarily of two intergrown, transparent Quartz cyrstals. These crystals are arranged not quite parallel to each other- the larger of the two has visible dimensions of 2.6 x 1.6 x 1.3" (6.5 x 4.0 x 3.2 cm). Both are in excellent condition, showing minor damage, if any, and have excellent hexagonal prismatic form. They are colorless and transparent, and show the standard vitreous luster. Both are dimly to moderately clear at their terminations, but quickly become opaque and milky-white in color due to cloudy inclusions and internal fractures. There is no host rock present.