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Quartz var. Amethyst Scepter from Rio Balsas District, near Amatitlan, Sierra Madre del Sur, Guerrero, Mexico

 
Quartz var. Amethyst Scepter from Rio Balsas District, near Amatitlan, Sierra Madre del Sur, Guerrero, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 40742
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst Scepter
Locality:Rio Balsas District, near Amatitlan, Sierra Madre del Sur, Guerrero, Mexico
Description:Doubly-terminated transparent deep-purple amethyst quartz crystal overgrown on a short stem of milky quartz. This is a floater formation, fully crystallized on all surfaces with no point of attachment. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2782; ex. Ron Bentley (1948-1995); ex. Schortmanns
Overall Size:37x20x16 mm
Crystals:10-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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