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Amethyst

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Amethyst

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Description
Locality: 
Binn Valley, Wallis, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.2 × 3.2 × 2.7 cm
Description

Amethyste is general very rare in entire Alps, but from this localty it is even more exceptional and rare! The crystals shows a very good saturation, stepped faces and the end points are even lustrous. I showed one photo under daylight, te second with minor backlight.

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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