Quartz with fluid inclusions (Smoky)
Small Smoky Quartz specimens with fluid inclusions, often sold as ‘enhydro Quartz’.
|Buy 5-9 pieces for||£0.00|
|Buy 10-19 pieces for||£0.00|
|Buy 20+ pieces for||£0.00|
Smoky Quartz with fluid inclusions
Rare Smoky Quartz specimens with fluid inclusions - these are commonly sold as enhydro Quartz.
What is a fluid inclusion? A small cavity filled with water or other liquid inside a stone or crystal piece. It may have a bubble or two, or some other material inside. In these pieces, the fluid inclusions are quite small, and only have a small amount of movement. Don't imagine a large bubble moving around, unfortunately.
This is different from an enhydro specimen - which is a rock with porous walls into which water may have seeped recently. Fluid inclusions are ancient.
The best way to view these inclusions is to place the crystal directly in front of a bright light source and move it around very slowly.
While these pieces are relatively clear, they can also be quite included - cloudy too. They are also sometimes dual terminated crystals.
#1: 73 grams, 63x39x30MM - a nice piece from Brazil, with a two phase inclusion of liquid and gas.
Frequently asked questions and delivery information
How do we grade stones?
There is no overall universal grading system for the majority of our products. As such, the grades we use are internal only. They simply refer to higher and lower qualities, but they may be entirely different grades to other websites. C grade pieces are of lower quality than B grade, which is lower than A grade.
How does our ordering and delivery process work?
You place an order via the website. When it’s been picked and packed, your order will be marked as completed and dropped off at our local post office. We have an account with the post office called a “Drop and Go” account, which allows the post office staff to process our parcels when they have free time, rather than me queuing up and delaying everyone else.
I get tracking information etc online when this has been completed. I typically do not send tracking information to customers unless they request it – but if you’ve requested tracked postage, it has been sent tracked! If you have any worries or concerns about your parcel being delayed please feel free to get in touch and I’ll send the tracking info over! We also get delivery confirmations for parcels over 25MM thick by default.
How do international orders work?
After Brexit, with the UK leaving the European Union, certain things have changed with regards to international orders. European Union customers will now likely be liable to pay the same amount of import VAT as any other international customers. You will be responsible for any customs and import fees.
I’d like to return my order for a refund.
No problem at all – just get in touch and we’ll arrange it. You can read our full returns policy here.
What payment methods do you accept?
I can accept Paypal, Stripe, cheque, and direct bank transfers. Paypal and Stripe will both allow you to pay with credit and debit cards.