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Quartz var. Amethyst (with phantom-growth zones) from Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina

 
Quartz var. Amethyst (with phantom-growth zones) from Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina

Quartz var. Amethyst (with phantom-growth zones) from Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina

Quartz var. Amethyst (with phantom-growth zones) from Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina

Quartz var. Amethyst (with phantom-growth zones) from Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina

Quartz var. Amethyst (with phantom-growth zones) from Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina

Quartz var. Amethyst (with phantom-growth zones) from Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina

Quartz var. Amethyst (with phantom-growth zones) from Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 75784
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst (with phantom-growth zones)
Locality:Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina
Description:Lustrous transparent purple parallel amethyst crystal with an earlier generation of milky quartz crystals with minor brown limonite. The amethyst crystal has internal phantom-growth zones of deeper color deep inside the crystal termination.
Overall Size:4x3.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:12-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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