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Quartz var. Amethyst with white inclusions from Barbour Mine, Colton Hill, Stowe, Oxford County, Maine

 
Quartz var. Amethyst with white inclusions from Barbour Mine, Colton Hill, Stowe, Oxford County, Maine

Quartz var. Amethyst with white inclusions from Barbour Mine, Colton Hill, Stowe, Oxford County, Maine

Quartz var. Amethyst with white inclusions from Barbour Mine, Colton Hill, Stowe, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 63708
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst with white inclusions
Locality:Barbour Mine, Colton Hill, Stowe, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Doubly-terminated cluster of parallel purple amethyst quartz crystals fully crystallized on all faces. The amethyst crystals have microscopic white subsurface inclusions that may be albite. This is one of the better specimens seen from this find. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #2456; collected in 1994 by T. Klinepeter
Overall Size:9.5x7x6 cm
Crystals:10-80 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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