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Quartz var. Amethyst from near Mount Ulla, southeast of Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from near Mount Ulla, southeast of Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina

Quartz var. Amethyst from near Mount Ulla, southeast of Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina

Quartz var. Amethyst from near Mount Ulla, southeast of Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 63321
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:near Mount Ulla, southeast of Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina
Description:Lustrous transparent purple amethyst quartz crystals with remnants of earthy pocket clay included in the bottom. There are several amethyst crystals in parallel orientation, though the rear crystals have incomplete terminations. Ex. Mort Metersky collection #Si-1, director of International Calcite Collectors Association; originally acquired in the 1960s
Overall Size:5x5x4 cm
Crystals:12-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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