• Quartz var. Sceptre Amethyst
  • Quartz var. Sceptre Amethyst
  • Quartz var. Sceptre Amethyst
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Quartz var. Sceptre Amethyst

ID: CC20114
The variation in habit of sceptred Amethyst from the occurrence in the Chiredzi mining district of Masvingo Province, Zimbabwe is remarkable.  Although this is a sceptre, it appears more like a double terminated Amethyst Quartz crystal sat on the apex of a single, slightly larger, hexagonal Quartz crystal. The Amethyst crystal contains incredibly unusual inclusions; sinusoidal acicular threads, each with pin head shaped caps.  Quite remarkable under magnification.

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Dimensions
4.6 × 2.2 × 2.0 cm
Categories
Quartz and Agate
Locality
Chiredzi mining district, Masvingo, Zimbabwe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Quartz

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