location: Munro Lake, Munro County, California, USA.
Sceptres occur when a second crystal of quartz grows on top of a pre-existing quartz crystal in a second phase of growth with different conditions. The second crystal is usually slightly larger and has a different composition to the first generation crystal.
This photograph is of the item offered for sale. Please note that this crystal is small but perfectly formed (1.6cm tall). It will be shipped in a micro mount box.