Hydrocarbon inclusions in quartz

Weight: 1.40 g
Size 18.7 x 7.8 x 7.6 mm


These quartz crystals from Pakistan contain spectacular multi-phase inclusions with little aqueous phase, bright yellow liquid hydrocarbon phase, black solid bitumen and gas bubble (see example photo below).
Fantastic stone for observation of multi-phase inclusions in quartz.

Sample type: unpolished crystal
Origin: Pakistan

Example photo of multi-phase inclusions in Berbes quartz, containing water, liquid and solid hydrocarbons and vapor. Field of view 7 mm. Photo made using MacroRail hardware and software + Helicon Focus for stacking

Multi-phase inclusions in Berbes quartz