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Quartz var. Amethyst with Goethite and Malachite from Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Quartz var. Amethyst with Goethite and Malachite from Zacatecas, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst with Goethite and Malachite from Zacatecas, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst with Goethite and Malachite from Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 43286
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst with Goethite and Malachite
Locality:Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Elongated transparent amethystine pink quartz crystals up to 65 mm long with brown-black platy goethite crystals to 3 mm (resembles Colorado goethite) with small group of acicular green malachite microcrystals. The quartz has a whitish coating in areas. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #1642; originally acquired in 1977 from Ron Bentley (1948-1995)
Overall Size:8x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 65 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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