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Amethyst from
Rockhound Gulch (Denny Creek), Denny Mountain, King Co., Washington, USA

Locality type:Gulch
Species:Quartz var: Amethyst
Comments:Hematite inclusions in the Amethyst give the strawberry colour.
Habit:doubly terminated scepters on clear quartz prisms to a few cm
Colour:strawberry purple
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Validity:Believed Valid
References:UBC specimen
Mineral Data:Click here to view Amethyst data
Locality Data:Click here to view Rockhound Gulch (Denny Creek), Denny Mountain, King Co., Washington, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Amethyst
6.2km (3.8 miles) A Humpback Mountain Slump Zone, Hansen Creek, North Bend, King Co., Washington, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) B Hansen Creek Crystal area, Hansen Creek, North Bend, King Co., Washington, USA
40.3km (25.0 miles) C Baring Mountain, Baring, Snohomish Co., Washington, USA
44.7km (27.8 miles) D Teanaway Road Middle Fork, Cle Elum, Cle Elum District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA
51.1km (31.8 miles) E Cedar Ponds, Snohomish Co., Washington, USA
52.8km (32.8 miles) F Red Top Mountain, Liberty, Swauk District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA
62.9km (39.1 miles) G Spray Park, Mount Rainier National Park, Pierce Co., Washington, USA
63.4km (39.4 miles) H Crystal Mountain, Liberty, Swauk District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA
119.1km (74.0 miles) I Walker Valley, Mount Vernon, Skagit Co., Washington, USA
123.2km (76.6 miles) J Mossyrock Dam, Morton, Morton District, Lewis Co., Washington, USA
179.5km (111.6 miles) K Abernathy pit, Cowlitz Co., Washington, USA
189.8km (117.9 miles) L Dog Mountain, Skamania Co., Washington, USA
190.2km (118.2 miles) M Rock Creek, Stevenson, Skamania Co., Washington, USA
194.1km (120.6 miles) N Shellrock Mtn, Hood River Co., Oregon, USA
200.4km (124.5 miles) O Rainbow, Washougal District, Skamania Co., Washington, USA
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