Donate now to keep alive!Help|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
What is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthMineral PhotographyThe Elements and their MineralsGeological TimeMineral Evolution
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Burnt amethyst

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
A variety of Amethyst

Heated amethyst; the heating results in a yellow-orange, yellow-brown, or dark brownish colour. Often incorrectly sold as citrine.

Hide all sections | Show all sections

Chemical Properties of Burnt amethystHide


Other Language Names for Burnt amethystHide

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Burnt amethystHide

Reference List:
Sort by Year (asc) | by Year (desc) | by Author (A-Z) | by Author (Z-A)
Lehmann, G. (1972): Yellow color centers in natural and synthetic quartz. Physik der Kondensierten Materie 13, 297-306.
Neumann, E. & Schmetzer, K. (1984): Mechanism of thermal conversion of color and color centers by heat treatment of amethyst. Neues Jahrbuch fuer Mineralogie, Monatshefte 1984, 272-282.
Trindade, N. M.; Rubo, R. A.; Saeki, M. J. & Scalvi, R. M. F. (2006): Optical absorption of heat-treated amethyst. Revista Brasileira de Aplicacoes de Vacuo 25, 59-63.

Internet Links for Burnt amethystHide

Mineral and/or Locality is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: March 23, 2018 03:28:11 Page generated: January 15, 2018 20:30:53
Go to top of page