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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 35717
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Souther Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay
Description:Showy cluster of lustrous purple amethyst quartz crystals from the famous mining district near the Brazilian border. The amethyst crystals show bright color, with internal zoning. One crystal has a small chip on the tip.
Overall Size:10x7x4 cm
Crystals:3-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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