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Amethyst & Limonite

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Amethyst & Limonite

Mineralienhandlung Hotze
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Description
Locality: 
Hohe Trost Mine, Bad Lauterberg, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 6.3 × 2.4 cm
Description

Very rare pale lavender colored amethyst with some crusts of rusty 'limonite'. The specimen is practically 'hollow' and shows imprints of other crystals - I guess a cast after calcite. Specimens like this are extremely rare and sought after from the Harz mountains.

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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