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Amethyst

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Amethyst

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Description
Locality: 
Balkhash Lake, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.7 × 6.5 × 3.9 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.50cm
Description

The crystals (25 mm tall) are very lustrous and show good colour. The faces are partly stepped, but sharp terminated with some windows. Although crystals are not completely undamaged, still a very rare and eye-catching sample from this rare 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
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