|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Peru > Quartz var. Amethystine Quartz scepter-shaped crystals with Sphalerite
|Quartz var. Amethystine Quartz scepter-shaped crystals with Sphalerite
|Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
|Lustrous parallel translucent pale-purple (nearly colorless) amethystine quartz crystals to 50 mm with small black sphalerite crystals to 0.5 mm. The quartz crystals are scepter-shaped formations with large crystals overgrown on narrower crystals. Ex. G. McLoughlin collection; ex. Harold Urish collection #636; collected ca. 1980
|micro to 50 mm
|For reference only
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