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Quartz var. Amethyst from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Souther Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Souther Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

DESCRIPTION:No. 33882
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Souther Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay
Description:Vivid purple amethyst quartz crystals lining a concave plate. The quartz crystals are lustrous and transparent. Minor damage is visible under magnification, but the intense color makes this a beauty. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #282; Purchased from Ward's in February 1953.
Overall Size:9x5x2 cm
Crystals:3-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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