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Amethyst crystals - locality needed

Posted by Harold Moritz (2)  
avatar Amethyst crystals - locality needed
June 22, 2012 09:31PM
Attached is a photo of an 5.5-cm-wide cluster of amethyst crystals. Came from an old collection, the owner passed away and there is no label, I suspect it is from North or South Carolina. Would like to nail down a locality so the photo can go to mindat gallery and the eventual owner can appreciate where it is from.
open | download - Carollina Amethyst resized.jpg (310.1 KB)
Re: Amethyst crystals - locality needed
June 22, 2012 10:22PM
Harold, this appears to be from the Reel Mine in NC. Collected there many years ago and it is the typical looking matrix.
avatar Re: Amethyst crystals - locality needed
July 27, 2012 08:48PM
Thanks, I posted the photo to the locality page, looks reasonably similar to others from there.

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