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Quartz var. Amethyst Stalactite from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

 
Quartz var. Amethyst Stalactite from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

Quartz var. Amethyst Stalactite from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

Quartz var. Amethyst Stalactite from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

DESCRIPTION:No. 59038
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst Stalactite
Locality:Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay
Description:Large 13 cm high stalactite of lustrous transparent purple amethyst quartz standing upright off a broad plate with all surfaces front and rear are covered with sparkling amethyst crystals. It is a miracle the stalactite was not broken during extraction.
Overall Size:18x16x8 cm
Crystals:4-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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