Quartz From Pakistan For Sale

 

   

                                "Faden" Quartz                                                                  "Faden" Quartz                                                                 "Faden" Quartz

 

 The majority of the well known quartz specimens to come from Pakistan are Fadens.  German for thread, these specimens show an unusual growth formatin that appears as a thin , milky line within the crystal(s).

 

 

 

OKN-795

OKN-795       Quartz     Dara Ismael Khan District, Waziristan, Pakistan.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  8.5 x 3 x 1.6 cm.  This is one of the most perfect and interesting one of these faden pieces I have seen.  All rides are doubly terminated and aesthetic.  No damage to anything.  Tiny base contact that looks to be healed.  Very, very clear and far better in-hand.  $195

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-745

OKO-745    Quartz    Dara Ismael Khan District, Waziristan, Pakistan.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  9 x 5.5 x 4.6 cm example with numerous intergrown fadens.  Tiny contact on one end otherwise no contact or damage issues.  Very nice in-hand.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-780

OKN-780     Quartz Faden     Dara Ismael Khann District, Warirstan, Pakistan.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  An 8 x 3.6 x 3 cm strand of quartz with an obviously well developed faden line.  A very tiny contact from wall rock on one end.  No damage, aesthetic with nice clarity.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-738

OKN-738      Quartz (faden)      Waziristan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan.  A single, tabular crystal measuring 10.1 x 7.2 x 1.7 cm thick.  Beautiful, clean faden line is very obvious in the piece.  Some contact and associated chipping on one end.  Very minor micro chipping in other areas, but overall in very good condition.  Wonderful piece in-hand.  Excellent luster and clarity with only minor internal veils. $195

 

 

 

 

OKN-363

OKN-359     Quartz Faden    Wana, South Waziristan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection. A fine piece measuring 6.2 x 4.1 x 2.2 cm.  No damage and only a tiny contact from matrix at the base where these fadens connect.  Nice example.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-359

OKN-359     Quartz Faden    Wana, South Waziristan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan.  This is a fantastic piece for this rather common material.  It is composed of tabular crystals that are all double terminated.  There is only one small contact area at the base of the larges crystal on the edge.  Not even noticeable.  Very distinct faden lines in all the crystals (why bother owning a faden if you canít see this development clearly?!).  7 x 3.1 x 2.2 cm overall.  $65

 

 

 

 

OKL-740

OKL-740    Quartz Faden     Wana, South Waziristan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan.  A very nice example of this now common material.  No damage, base contact (on one end) only.  7.5 x 3 x 2 cm.  Clear crystals with well developed milky faded line.  Lies nicely on edge for display.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKAA-001

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OKAA-001    Quartz Faden     Wana, South Waziristan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan.  15.1 x 8 x 5 cm faden with a wonderful curved form.  Base area has a couple crystals broken and one small tip ding on one of the dozens of crystals.  Overall in excellent condition for a specimen of this size.  Displays nicely on the custom engraved acrylic base.  Tips of these double terminated crystals are clear while the bodies show a well developed faden line.  Outstanding example that is much better in-hand.  $1,000

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-490

OKL-490    Faden Quartz    Pakistan.  This crystal is a damage free floater of good clarity.  It is tabular and measures 2.3 x 1.9 x .6 cm overall.  The faden line is clearly visible.  Excellent example.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-492

OKL-492    Faden Quartz    Pakistan.  This crystal is a floater of good clarity.  It is tabular and measures 2.7 x 2 x .7 cm overall.  One tiny ding.  The faden line is clearly visible.  Excellent example.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-493

OKL-493    Faden Quartz    Pakistan.  This crystal is a damage free floater of good clarity.  It is tabular and measures 3.4 x 1.8 x .5 cm overall.  The faden line is clearly visible.  Excellent example.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-494

OKL-494    Faden Quartz    Pakistan.  This crystal is a floater of good clarity.  It is tabular and measures 3 x 1.4 x .3 cm overall.  The faden line is clearly visible.  Excellent example with only minor chipping in one small area.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-495

OKL-495    Faden Quartz    Pakistan.  This crystal is a damage free floater of good clarity.  It is tabular and measures 2.7 x 2 x .8 cm overall.  The faden line is clearly visible.  Excellent example.  $15

 

 

 

 

OKK-803

OKK-803     Quartz (Faden)     Pakistan.  Thin interlocking crystals making up a faden group measuring 9.6 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm.  All double terminated crystals to 4 cm each.  Only one small contact on very end and no damage.  $40

 

 

 

 

OKD-128

OKD-128    Fadden Quartz   Pakistan.  Nice, little 4 x 4.5 cm, tabular floater cluster.  Some parallel growth in this specimen, as well.  One abraded termination on largest crystal.  45$

 

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