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Quartz var. Amethyst from Lincoln County, North Carolina

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from Lincoln County, North Carolina

Quartz var. Amethyst from Lincoln County, North Carolina

Quartz var. Amethyst from Lincoln County, North Carolina

Quartz var. Amethyst from Lincoln County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 49062
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Lincoln County, North Carolina
Description:Transparent deep-purple amethyst quartz crystals with glassy crystal faces and internal color zones of deeper color. The amethyst was recovered from a collapsed, corroded pegmatite resulting in edge damage and has remnants of iron-rich soul in crevices. Ex. Joe Cilen(1916-1997) #2442
Overall Size:7x5x4.5 cm
Crystals:15-65 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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