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Honor Plate Amethyst

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Honor Plate Amethyst

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Description
Locality: 
Fürstenberg, Schwarzenberg, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Artefact
Size Range: 
Museum (18cm plus)
Size: 
27.6 × 27.6 × 1.5 cm
Description

A honor plate, issued by the German 'Industrial Union Mining & Energy' for a 40-year-membership. The plate was produced by the world-famous porcellain manufacture 'Fürstenberg' from Saxony. It shows an oviously Mexican amethyst specimen.

The plates wer given to the members as a jubilee present. One can imagine the higher the years the rarer the plates. The plates were given at the 25th, 40th and 50th anniversary and then every 10 years.

60 years up are almost impossible to find nowadays.

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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