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Quartz var. Amethyst from Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 27 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 27 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia

Quartz var. Amethyst from Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 27 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 33442
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 27 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia
Description:Highly transparent crystals of quartz with internal zones of intense purple color. Inside the crystal are many negative crystals (small cavities with internal faces that align with main outer crystal, often with highly irregular shapes). Minor edge wear.
Overall Size:5x2x2 cm
Crystals:2.5-5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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