Tangerine Quartz is a silicon dioxide variety w/hardness of 7 & has hexagonal (trigonal) crystal system. The orange color that gives this stone its name comes from hematite inclusions on the outermost layer of the crystals. This particular piece has one large main crystal and a lot of other crystals forming a cluster at the base. You get a good range of color with the hematite with deep reds and bright yellows in certain spots. Very little damage.
Enhances creativity, passion, & inspiration; helps connect to inner child.
This piece measures approximately 22.5 cm x 18 cm x 8.5cm