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Quartz var. Amethyst with Calcite from Veta Madre, Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Quartz var. Amethyst with Calcite from Veta Madre, Guanajuato, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst with Calcite from Veta Madre, Guanajuato, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst with Calcite from Veta Madre, Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 63361
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst with Calcite
Locality:Veta Madre, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Plate of lustrous transparent purple amethyst quartz crystals to 7 mm with translucent white scalenohedral calcite crystals to 12 mm on the edge. The amethyst crystals have deepest color in the lower halves, with nearly colorless terminations. Ex. Mort Metersky collection #Si-60, director of International Calcite Collectors Association. Repaired.
Overall Size:6.5x5x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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