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Quartz var. Amethyst from Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, 12.5 km northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, 12.5 km northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 40624
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, 12.5 km northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado
Description:Gemmy crystal of highly transparent purple amethyst quartz on milky quartz. The internal clarity makes this quite attractive. The crystal faces have several unusual indentations that look conchoidal but are in fact naturally crystallized. Ex. Frech collection #1612. Collected ca. 1975. This quartz outcrop was completely excavated by open pit mining ca. 1983
Overall Size:30x25x18 mm
Crystals:5-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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