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Amethyst With Chalcedony

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Amethyst With Chalcedony

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Description
Locality: 
Darrah I Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4 × 7.5 × 5.5 cm
Description

 A large specimen of well terminated lustrous ,rich purple amethyst crystals hosts to chalcedony , some amethyst crystals are chipped , 

A very good specimen from unusual locality.

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

Chalcedony

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kadıköy (Chalcedon), Istanbul Province, Marmara Region, Turkey
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