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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 60108
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz (Cactus Quartz)
Locality:Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
Description:Medium-purple 25 mm amethyst quartz crystal overgrown with smaller 3-6 mm purple amethyst crystals on the prism faces. These amethyst specimens are frequently sold as Cactus Quartz, and mislabeled as from Magaliesberg.
Overall Size:30x24x22 mm
Crystals:3-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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