Quartz (Var: Amethyst), Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz)

Specimen ID: 76M-LLP

Quartz (Var: Amethyst) : SiO2
Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz) : SiO2
As recorded:
Mas Sever Quarry, Massabè, Sils, La Selva de Mar, Girona, Catalonia, Spain
Mindat locality:
50mm x 68mm

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The most notable thing about these crystals is the way the rhombohedral faces of the termination are much larger than the prism faces. The color is intense and displays unevenly distributed zoning. The back side has re-crystallized. Mas Sever Quarry, Massabè (Mas Ceber), Sils, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia, Spain Found in 09/2005 Specimen size: 5.0 × 6.8 cm = 1.97” × 2.68” 3N03 (from Express Minerals)
Jordi Fabre - 6th May 2020
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