7.5 x 5.5 x 3 cm
This item has been irradiated to darken the Smokey Quartz. Smokey Quartz occurs all over the world. Water clear high luster gemmy smokey is highly sought after and somewhat rare. Switzerland is perhaps most known for the standard of top grade Smokey Quartz, but quite a few other localities can challenge Swiss Smokey Quartz. Malawi in particular has what we believe to be the best Smokey Quartz on earth! Also Mulangi and Zomba both produce great clarity.
One of the top 4 most popular collectible minerals, Calcite grows in a myriad of habits and comes in almost every color, from every region on Earth! With such a wide array of specimens available, it's very hard not to love calcite! From Dog Tooth, to Poker Chip, to Scalenohedron, to associations with Quartz, Fluorite, Sulfides, etc. We see new fascinating calcites come to market every year! Watch Mexico and China for exciting new finds!