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Quartz var. Amethyst from Ellis-Jones Mine, Due West, Abbeville County, South Carolina

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from Ellis-Jones Mine, Due West, Abbeville County, South Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 24662
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Ellis-Jones Mine, Due West, Abbeville County, South Carolina
Description:Pale purple crystals of amethyst intergrown and coated with sugary, limonite-stained colorless quartz. The amethyst crystals are doubly-terminated but their lower termination is buried in the sugary quartz matrix. Terminations have minute chipping.
Overall Size:4x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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