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Quartz var. Amethyst over hemispherical Agate Eye from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 
Quartz var. Amethyst over hemispherical Agate Eye from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz var. Amethyst over hemispherical Agate Eye from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz var. Amethyst over hemispherical Agate Eye from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz var. Amethyst over hemispherical Agate Eye from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz var. Amethyst over hemispherical Agate Eye from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz var. Amethyst over hemispherical Agate Eye from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz var. Amethyst over hemispherical Agate Eye from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz var. Amethyst over hemispherical Agate Eye from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz var. Amethyst over hemispherical Agate Eye from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz var. Amethyst over hemispherical Agate Eye from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 58992
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst over hemispherical Agate Eye
Locality:Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Unusual formation of lustrous transparent purple amethyst quartz crystals to 15 mm in a layer over hemispherical eye formation of concentrically banded gray quartz agate. Normally these formations are sawn and polished to create a banded eye agate. Ex. John Durkos #842, originally acquired in 1976 from Dieter Schupp in memory of father, Kurt Schupp (of Brazil)
Overall Size:16x14x8 cm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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