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Quartz var. Amethyst over Barite from Palmer Park Mine, Doņa Ana County, New Mexico

 
Quartz var. Amethyst over Barite from Palmer Park Mine, Doņa Ana County, New Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst over Barite from Palmer Park Mine, Doņa Ana County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 54602
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst over Barite
Locality:Palmer Park Mine, Doņa Ana County, New Mexico
Description:Lustrous transparent purple amethyst quartz crystals to 16 mm over bladed translucent yellow barite crystals to 20 mm. The yellow barite color shows through the purple amethyst color giving them a brownish appearance. Collected in November 1991
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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