This unique and rare quartz specimen, almost zoomorphic in shape, is distinguished by the range of mauve coral, deep steel grey and verdant green colours of its chlorite and hematite inclusions.
Quartz, while common and abundant, often showcases fascinating mineral inclusions that lend character and colour to its otherwise clear matrix.
In this specimen, chlorite and hematite inclusions subtly tint the quartz with green, pinks, corals and deep greys and reddish-browns. These inclusions provide valuable geological insights into the quartz's formation process.
Nestled within the breath-taking landscapes of the Dading District in Nepal, Mt. Ganesh is renowned for its diverse and abundant mineral deposits.
Among the various minerals found here, quartz reigns supreme, often displaying captivating inclusions of chlorite, hematite, and other trace minerals.
It's also known for exceptional specimens of garnet, apatite, and a variety of colourful gemstones. The area's geological composition, shaped by millenia of tectonic forces, has endowed Mt. Ganesh with a rich tapestry of minerals.
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