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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 24209
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz
Locality:Balkhash Lake, near Preozersk, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan
Description:Two doubly-terminated transparent purple amethyst quartz crystals to 16 mm on a thin plate of brown matrix with smaller colorless quartz crystals to 3 mm around the amethyst. The amethyst crystals have waxy luster and the purple color is zoned.
Overall Size:28x15x12 mm
Crystals:1-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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