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|Quartz var. Amethyst
|Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
|Lustrous transparent purple amethyst quartz crystal with no attached matrix. The amethyst crystal has complex crystallization patterns on the bottom half where the amethyst crystallized simultaneously against an adjacent amethyst crystal. Ex. Miller #M281; originally acquired in 1983
|For reference only
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