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Amethyst

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Description
Locality: 
Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 1.14 × 1 cm
Description

Amethyst from Goboboseb Mountains, Namibia.

New thin and conical growth. Clear at the bottom, intensive purple in the middle, partly showing phantom and getting clear at the top again. Often whith a lot of lepidocrocite.

A new spot, deep in the Goboboseb Desert - claim professionel opened in 2019 - so not many distribution so far.

Last two photos with intensive lightning to show color and red dots.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Amethyst

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Purple

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