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Quartz var. Amethyst (scepter formation) from Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 43 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia

 
Quartz var. Amethyst (scepter formation) from Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 43 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia

Quartz var. Amethyst (scepter formation) from Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 43 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia

Quartz var. Amethyst (scepter formation) from Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 43 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia

Quartz var. Amethyst (scepter formation) from Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 43 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia

Quartz var. Amethyst (scepter formation) from Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 43 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 61142
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst (scepter formation)
Locality:Tafelkop, Goboboseb Mountains, 43 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia
Description:Scepter-shaped formation of a larger lustrous transparent purple 50 mm amethyst crystal overgrown in epitactic orientation on a smaller 60 mm doubly-terminated milky quartz crystal. The purple amethyst color is deepest in the terminations.
Overall Size:8x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:18-60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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