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Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zones from Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, 12.5 km northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado

 
Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zones from Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, 12.5 km northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zones from Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, 12.5 km northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zones from Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, 12.5 km northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zones from Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, 12.5 km northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 76993
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with phantom-growth zones
Locality:Biedell Creek Quartz Prospects, Crystal Hill, 12.5 km northwest of La Garita, Saguache County, Colorado
Description:Slender tapered crystal of pale-purple amethyst quartz with chevron-like phantom-growth zones in the upper third. The amethyst quartz crystal has three-faced pyramidal termination and the prism faces are dominated by three faces. Collected ca. 1975. This quartz outcrop was completely excavated by open pit mining ca. 1983.
Overall Size:38x6x6 mm
Crystals:38 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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