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Quartz var. Amethyst Scepters from Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico

 
Quartz var. Amethyst Scepters from Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst Scepters from Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst Scepters from Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst Scepters from Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst Scepters from Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst Scepters from Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 48767
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst Scepters
Locality:Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico
Description:Cluster of diverging transparent quartz crystals with internal color that varies from light-purple amethyst in the centers to nearly colorless in the outer zones. Note the scepter habit (large crystal overgrown on smaller) and hoppered termination.
Overall Size:6.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:2-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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