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Amethyst from
Hanekleiva tunnel, Kjeksrød, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway

Locality type:Tunnel
Classification
Species:Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Very nice sceptered amethyst crystals was found in this tunnel.
Habit:sceptre
Colour:lillac
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Nordrum, F.S., Larsen, A.O., Bergstrøm, T. & Larsen, S. (1997): Die Zeptheramethyste von Holmestrand. Mineralien Welt. 8 (4): 45-50
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Sceptre Quartz1 photo of Amethyst associated with Sceptre Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Amethyst data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hanekleiva tunnel, Kjeksrød, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
Photo GalleryView Gallery (3 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Amethyst
4.8km (3.0 miles) Selvik, Sande, Vestfold, Norway
7.1km (4.4 miles) Haslestad Quarry, Hof, Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
17.6km (10.9 miles) Nikkerud Mines, Nedre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
23.4km (14.6 miles) Batteriet, Nedre Eiker Church, Nedre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
23.7km (14.7 miles) Landfall, Drammensmarka, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
24.1km (15.0 miles) 5-minuttern, Drammensmarka, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
28.4km (17.7 miles) Liertoppen, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
28.8km (17.9 miles) Gjellebekk Mine (Auvi Mine), Gjellebekk, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
29.1km (18.1 miles) Heggedal, Asker, Viken, Norway
29.7km (18.4 miles) Eggekollen, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
 
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