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Quartz var. Amethyst from Canton Lead Mines, south flank of Rattlesnake Hill, Canton, Hartford County, Connecticut

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from Canton Lead Mines, south flank of Rattlesnake Hill, Canton, Hartford County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 6698
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Canton Lead Mines, south flank of Rattlesnake Hill, Canton, Hartford County, Connecticut
Description:Large cluster of well terminated amethyst quartz crystals to 3 cm diameter from classic New England amethyst locality. Good purple color with whitish inclusions visible in terminations. Matrix base has limonite staining. Ex. Sahno Collection
Overall Size:10x10x8 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm diameter
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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