Cactus quartz (sometimes known as Spirit Quartz) is a new mineral that was discovered in South Africa in February 2002 this was a find like no other. The local African people call it Spirit Quartz. These unusual, sparkly purple, orange and white crys
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Classic replacement of Mimetite prismatic crystals measuring to 1.5cm from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Crystals of Mimetite have first been replaced by an undefined pale yellow mineral possibly Gartrellite. Followed by a covering of light green Bayldonite, with a later development of Azurite mostly replaced by green Malachite, on a mixed Bayldonite/'Gartrellite' matrix.
A stunning miniature of vivid candy-pink Cobaltoan Calcite in lustrous micro-crystals completely coat an undulating matrix of cryptocrystalline Quartz. From the Mashamba West mine at Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of Congo