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Quartz var. Amethyst with Rutile inclusions from East Bradford Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Quartz var. Amethyst with Rutile inclusions from East Bradford Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Quartz var. Amethyst with Rutile inclusions from East Bradford Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Quartz var. Amethyst with Rutile inclusions from East Bradford Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 52974
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst with Rutile inclusions
Locality:East Bradford Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Doubly-terminated transparent dark purple amethyst quartz crystal fully crystallized on all faces with no matrix attached. Hair-like metallic rutile crystals to 15 mm are visible inside the amethyst crystal. From old location ca. 1850. Ex. Tim Swan collection at River Valley Mineral Museum (Rumford, Maine) #582; ex. William S. Vaux (1811-1882) collection ca. 1893
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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