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Quartz var. Ametrine (sawn to show alternating amethyst-citrine zones within a single crystal) from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia

 
Quartz var. Ametrine (sawn to show alternating amethyst-citrine zones within a single crystal) from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia

Quartz var. Ametrine (sawn to show alternating amethyst-citrine zones within a single crystal) from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia

Quartz var. Ametrine (sawn to show alternating amethyst-citrine zones within a single crystal) from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 64779
Mineral:Quartz var. Ametrine (sawn to show alternating amethyst-citrine zones within a single crystal)
Locality:Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia
Description:Large slice of a single quartz crystal exhibiting alternating purple amethyst and yellow citrine zones. These combination amethyst-citrine crystals, called Ametrine Quartz, are due to differential coloring in left- and right-hand phases of the quartz.
Overall Size:9x7x1 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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