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Quartz var. Ametrine (with rare pinacoid face) from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia

 
Quartz var. Ametrine (with rare pinacoid face) from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia

Quartz var. Ametrine (with rare pinacoid face) from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia

Quartz var. Ametrine (with rare pinacoid face) from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 33081
Mineral:Quartz var. Ametrine (with rare pinacoid face)
Locality:Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia
Description:Single crystal of ametrine quartz (internally color zoned with yellow citrine and purple amethyst) with complex crystallization patterns on the sides. Most unusual is the uncommon basal pinacoid (c-axis) face that is seldom found in quartz. Minor damage.
Overall Size:10x5x3 cm
Crystals:10 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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