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Quartz var. Amethyst from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

Quartz var. Amethyst from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

Quartz var. Amethyst from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

DESCRIPTION:No. 43769
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan
Description:Lustrous deep-purple amethyst quartz crystals on a fragment of basalt. The crystals have deepest color at the terminations and have circular red hematite inclusions throughout. The basalt supports the locality as Michigan, but it resembles Thunder Bay. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #853
Overall Size:6x3.5x4 cm
Crystals:4-17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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