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Amethyst Sceptre

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Amethyst Sceptre

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Description
Locality: 
Silverton, Animas, San Juan County, Colorado, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.9 × 2.4 × 1.7 cm
Description

Very aesthetic scepter with flashes of purple amethyst. This is a high mountain locality that has produced a few outstanding amethyst scepters and this is one of them. Slightly skeletal.

There is slight chipping as a result of the extreme high mountain freeze/thaw cycle in Southwest Colorado. Acrylic base is not included.

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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