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Quartz with Hyalite Opal from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 
Quartz with Hyalite Opal from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz with Hyalite Opal from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 33374
Mineral:Quartz with Hyalite Opal
Locality:Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Disc-shaped cluster of pale purple amethystine quartz crystals in a radiating formation (sometimes called an amethyst flower) with a small area of colorless hyalite opal that fluoresces bright green under UV illumination. Ex. C.P. Maier
Overall Size:36x32x12 mm
Crystals:8-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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