The World’s Largest Crystals II

We usually look for information and pictures of mineral specimens with the largest crystals of their kind, although not ‘so massive’ crystals.

The world’s largest quartz crystal cluster on display.

The world’s largest quartz crystal cluster on display.

Quartz crystal cluster on display in a museum in Namibia.

This is the world’s largest quartz cluster, it was discovered in 1985 at the bottom of a 45 m deep cave at the Otjua mine near Karibib in Namibia.

2-Largest known sulfur and native element crystal in the world

The largest authenticated (terrestrial) elemental crystal, 24.5 cm high, in the Natural History Museum, Milan.

3-Largest cut cerussite gemstone in the world

“Light of the Desert”, the world’s largest faceted cerussite gemstone (898 carats) from Tsumeb, Namibia, at the Royal Ontario Museum, Canada.

Cerusite is a very lustrous gem with a wonderful inner fire, which is bigger than diamond.

4-The world’s largest halite crystal

The largest Halite crystal was found at the Merkers potash mine, Thuringia, Germany.

5-The biggest black diamond ever found

The Sergio is the largest carbonado and the largest rough diamond ever found.

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