• Quartz var. Amethyst on Danburite
  • Quartz var. Amethyst on Danburite
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Quartz var. Amethyst on Danburite

$400.00   €344  £290.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC18910
This small miniature / large thumbnail is a terrific combination of a double terminated stubby crystal of Amethyst Quartz perched on top of a colourless Danburite crystal.  The Danburite, a calcium boron silicate, measures 2 cm tall and although part of the termination is hidden by the Amethyst, sufficient faces remain visible to see the termination.  The Amethyst displays colour zoning with a colourless Quartz framework infilled by delicate violet Amethyst panels on each face.  This is a lovely specimen from the Charcas mining district in the state of San Luis Potos√≠, Mexico.

Details

Dimensions
2.7 × 1.1 × 0.5 cm
Categories
Quartz and Agate, Silicates
Locality
Charcas, Charcas Municipality, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Danburite, Quartz

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