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Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz) from Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

 
Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz) from Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz) from Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz) from Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz) from Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz) from Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz) from Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz) from Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 75946
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst (Cactus Quartz)
Locality:Boekenhouthoek area, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
Description:Lustrous transparent deep-purple amethyst quartz crystals to 30 mm long with overgrowth of 1-4 mm amethyst crystals around the prism faces (they do not coat the larger terminations) of the larger crystals with reddish color caused by hematite inclusions.
Overall Size:8x7x4.5 cm
Crystals:1-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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