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Amethyst

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Amethyst

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Description
Locality: 
Cerro de la Concordia, Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.60cm
Description

A matrix freebase of fine quartz crystals supports a number of aesthetically placed amethyst crystals. The terminations of the amethyst crystals are very interesting with some showing reverse sceptres (uncommon for the locality). Three of the major crystals are doubly terminated. An intriguing and attractive specimen.

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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