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Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz) from Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

 
Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz) from Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz) from Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz) from Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 50577
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz)
Locality:Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
Description:Large cluster of elongated tapered quartz crystals with smaller sparkling purple amethyst quartz crystals to 2 mm crystallized over the larger quartz prism faces, but not the termination faces. These specimens are frequently sold as Cactus Quartz.
Overall Size:15x10x9 cm
Crystals:1-100 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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