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7.8" Polished Hematite (Harlequin) Quartz Sphere - 24 lbs
This is a massive, 7.8" wide polished sphere of hematite quartz, frequently referred to as harlequin quartz. The coloration is a wonderful deep pink and red. The sphere weighs 24 lbs and comes with an acrylic display stand.
Hematoid quartz, also commonly referred to as Harlequin Quartz is the name for quartz that contains heavy concentrations of Hematite or Limonite. The inclusions of these iron based minerals results in interest reddish-orange phantoms within the quartz which can have a wispy appearance. Often this quartz is heat treated to enhance and darken the color but the specimens we have are natural.