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Quartz var. Amethyst with Calcite from 12.8 km west of Balachardra, Malawi, near border with Malawi, Zambia

 
Quartz var. Amethyst with Calcite from 12.8 km west of Balachardra, Malawi, near border with Malawi, Zambia

DESCRIPTION:No. 16361
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst with Calcite
Locality:12.8 km west of Balachardra, Malawi, near border with Malawi, Zambia
Description: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.
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:3-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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