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Quartz var. Amethyst from Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst from Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst from Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 60932
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Piedra Parada, near Las Vigas, Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico
Description:Lustrous purple amethyst quartz crystal with no matrix attached. The amethyst crystal is milky in the lower half, but flawless purple in the upper half. One edge of the crystal termination has what appears to be a cleavage (rare) face where it chipped.
Overall Size:37x11x9 mm
Crystals:37 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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