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Amethyst & Iron Rose

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Amethyst & Iron Rose

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Description
Locality: 
Avissalos, Serifos Island, Milos, South Aegean, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.7 × 4.8 × 4.6 cm
Description

The matrix consists mostly of hedenbergite, covered with tiny iron roses. On it a "T" formed assemble of two amethyste crystals. The crystals are light grey, the centers show amethyste-tones. The end points are not sharp, but full crystalized, developed in tiny steps. The specimen can be shown in all angles and positions and there are no significant damages to report. The tri-dimensional assemble looks even better in person.

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

Iron Rose

Variety Of: 

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Hardness: 
0.0
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