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Amethyst

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Description
Locality: 
Adrar Tirecht Bou Oudi, Tata Province, Souss-Massa Region, Morocco
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 2.4 × 2.4 cm
Weight: 
13.00gr
Description

A complete crystal of amethyst quartz with a strong purple coloured zoning, from Adrar Tirecht Bou Oudi. The rough rear side it is also crystalized and was the contact to the matrix. In September 2008 we were able to get some specimens from that just discovered locality, which is now an active mine that is now completely inaccessible for collectors.

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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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