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Quartz var. Amethyst from near Mount Ulla, southeast of Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from near Mount Ulla, southeast of Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina

Quartz var. Amethyst from near Mount Ulla, southeast of Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 44642
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:near Mount Ulla, southeast of Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina
Description:Doubly-terminated parallel amethystine purple quartz crystals over a core of milky quartz with brown limonite stains on the underside. The amethyst crystals have milky centers, with deeper color in the terminations. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #15
Overall Size:6x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:2-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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