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Amethyst & Hematite

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Amethyst & Hematite

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Description
Locality: 
Dasoto, Kato Nevrokopi Basin, Drama, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 2.9 × 2.7 cm
Description

Excellent amethyst from the alpine type fissures of northern Greece with fine color and luster and an undamaged sharp point. The amethyst is rich in inclusions of hematite which appear as red lines inside the upper part of the specimen. A classic and fine, well-sized example from the locality.

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

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0

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