AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Colorado > Quartz var. Amethystine on Fluorite

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

Quartz var. Amethystine on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

 
Quartz var. Amethystine on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethystine on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethystine on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethystine on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethystine on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethystine on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

Quartz var. Amethystine on Fluorite from Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 77139
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethystine on Fluorite
Locality:Unaweep Canyon, 23.5 km south of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado
Description:Unusually large plate of pale-purple amethystine quartz crystals to 9 mm completely covering one face of a plate of translucent green fluorite. A few of the larger quartz crystals have medium-purple core zones, but most crystals are pale. Collected ca. 1975. This quartz outcrop was completely excavated by open pit mining ca. 1983.
Overall Size:17x12x5 cm
Crystals:5-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from Rocky Mountain States, USA > Quartz Specimens

 

  Buy Quartz var. Amethystine on Fluorite at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Quartz Specimens

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;