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Amethyst

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Description
Locality: 
Arrastra Gulch, Silverton, Colorado, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 2.8 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
3.80cm
Description

 This is a gemmy amethyst sceptre from Little Giant Basin. This high mountain area has yielded some of Colorado's finest sceptres. Slight chipping may exist due to the freeze/thaw cycle at this extreme, high mountain 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
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