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Quartz var. Amethyst from Kidder Lane east of Woodland Road, Southborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from Kidder Lane east of Woodland Road, Southborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts

Quartz var. Amethyst from Kidder Lane east of Woodland Road, Southborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 33018
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Kidder Lane east of Woodland Road, Southborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Description:Sparkling cluster of transparent quartz crystals with color varying from deep purple amethyst quartz to colorless. This is one of the best specimens I have seen from this one-time find at a house construction site. Minute damage to three crystal tips. Ex. Ernie Schlichter (1929 -2007); collected in 2000.
Overall Size:8x6x6 cm
Crystals:2-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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