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Amethyst

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Amethyst

Floater

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Description
Locality: 
Mamuju Area, Sulawesi Barat Province, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.1 × 2.7 × 2 cm
Description

A well formed floater from this very important discovery in Indonesia. This material is often wrong labeled as grape agate or chalcedony. After serious analyses we know that this material is amethyste. The particulat specimen consists of intergrown glossy spheres in attractive lavender color.

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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