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Quartz var. Amethyst from Canton Lead Mines, south flank of Rattlesnake Hill, Canton, Hartford County, Connecticut

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from Canton Lead Mines, south flank of Rattlesnake Hill, Canton, Hartford County, Connecticut

Quartz var. Amethyst from Canton Lead Mines, south flank of Rattlesnake Hill, Canton, Hartford County, Connecticut

Quartz var. Amethyst from Canton Lead Mines, south flank of Rattlesnake Hill, Canton, Hartford County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 44531
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Canton Lead Mines, south flank of Rattlesnake Hill, Canton, Hartford County, Connecticut
Description:Transparent amethyst crystals, the purple variety of the mineral species quartz. The amethyst crystals are in a 35 mm thick banded formation that filled a narrow vein. The purple color is deeper in phantom zones within the crystals. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:7x7x5.5 cm
Crystals:4-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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