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Quartz var. Amethyst Flower from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz var. Amethyst Flower from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst Flower
Locality:Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Thin formation of many lilac-purple amethyst quartz crystals in diverging spray with green chlorite matrix visible behind the amethyst. These formations are known as amethyst flowers because of the thin, diverging structure and translucency.
Overall Size:8x8x2.5 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Archived: For reference only
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