Self-Standing Phantom Discovery Quartz from Chongwe, Zambia

$48.88 USD

This Phantom Discovery Quartz has a light iron coating on the outside with kaolinite inclusions. The phantom crystal within looks like it moves as you change the viewing angle, and there is a bright rainbow that appears when looking through one side.

This crystal point is self-standing.

Weight: 78.3 g

Dimensions: 5.3 cm x 3.8cm x 2.8cm 

In 2019 we visited a mine near Chongwe Zambia and we were able to get some kilos of samples with very special phantoms. 

In March 2020, as the world melted, we got a message while at the airport in Johannes. The news was bad. Zambia would require is to quarantine for 14 days.

We had bold ambitions for our trip but this leg was quickly scuttled.

We had plans to visit this mine but we failed. However our team was able to send us a parcel of these unusually included quartz.

We stayed in touch with the community miners who sent us a large parcel in October 2020. 

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