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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 24231
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst with Hyalite Opal
Locality:Balkhash Lake, near Preozersk, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan
Description:Transparent purple amethyst quartz crystal on thin plate of brown matrix. The purple amethyst color is in zones and most intense at the termination. Part of the amethyst crystal has overgrowth of translucent hyalite that fluoresces green under UV.
Overall Size:2x1.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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