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Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Calcite from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

 
Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Calcite from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Calcite from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Calcite from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Calcite from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Calcite from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Calcite from Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay

DESCRIPTION:No. 64332
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Calcite
Locality:Catalan Agate-Amethyst District, Southern Paraná Basalt Basin, Artigas, Uruguay
Description:Lustrous transparent purple amethyst quartz pseudomorphs after hexagonal calcite crystals to 45 mm, The calcite crystallized first, then was overgrown by amethyst crystals. When the calcite dissolved it left hollow pseudomorphs (epimorphs) of amethyst.
Overall Size:6.5x6x5 cm
Crystals:6-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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