Faden Quartz is a unique & rare formation that requires very specific geological conditions. Due to the nature of their required environment they are found in very few locations.
Quartz (named after a Slavic word for "hard") is the most common mineral found on the surface of the Earth & the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's continental crust, after feldspar. A significant component of many igneous, metamorphic & sedimentary rocks. This natural form of silicon dioxide is found in an impressive range of varieties & colours.