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Quartz var. Amethyst with Hyalite Opal from Balkhash Lake, near Preozersk, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan

 
Quartz var. Amethyst with Hyalite Opal from Balkhash Lake, near Preozersk, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan

Quartz var. Amethyst with Hyalite Opal from Balkhash Lake, near Preozersk, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan

Quartz var. Amethyst with Hyalite Opal from Balkhash Lake, near Preozersk, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz var. Amethyst with Hyalite Opal from Balkhash Lake, near Preozersk, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan

DESCRIPTION:No. 24204
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst with Hyalite Opal
Locality:Balkhash Lake, near Preozersk, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan
Description:Transparent purple amethyst quartz crystal on brown matrix. The purple amethyst crystal is almost completely overgrown with translucent colorless hyalite opal that fluoresces bright green under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:35x30x18 mm
Crystals:22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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