Quartz (Var: Amethyst)

Specimen ID: A4J-3YW

Quartz (Var: Amethyst) : SiO2
As recorded:
Mun. Las Vigas de Ramírez, Veracruz, Mexico
Mindat locality:
20mm x 8mm x 8mm

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Single crystal of transparent, purple amethyst quartz without matrix. The termination is an irregular shape because it intersected another, adjacent crystal. The color zoning shows several phantom growth zones. Overall size of mineral specimen: 20x8x8 mm. Size of individual crystals: 20 mm.
John Betts - 3rd July 2003
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