• Quartz var. Amethyst with Dolomite
  • Quartz var. Amethyst with Dolomite
  • Quartz var. Amethyst with Dolomite
Quartz and Agate

Quartz var. Amethyst with Dolomite

$500.00   €421  £380.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC12552
Amethystine Quartz crystals of between 4 and 5 cm tall, preferentially coated in thick drusy cream Dolomite from Banská Štiavnica in Slovakia.   The Quartz crystals are translucent with a glassy lustre and have asymmetric terminations.  The Dolomite forms a 5 mm thick layer which coats the Quartz from one direction, indicating the ‘way-up’ of the specimen during this secondary phase of mineral deposition.  To complete the aesthetic, the drusy Dolomite has a preferential blush of delicate rose-pink.

Details

Dimensions
8.0 × 7.2 × 5.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Quartz and Agate
Locality
Banska Stiavnica (Schemnitz), Stiavnica Mts, Banska Bystrica Region, Slovakia, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Amethyst, Dolomite

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