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|Quartz var. Amethyst with Calcite
|12.8 km west of Balachardra, Malawi, near border with Malawi, Zambia
|Stalactitic formation 5 cm long of purple amethyst crystal up to 3 mm. Several doubly-terminated, gray, scalenohedral calcite crystals up to 4.5 cm long are overgrown on the amethyst. Unusual specimen.
|For reference only
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