Amethyst, crystal

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Large amethyst crystals grow from a mat formed by the mother rock covered with small crystals of quartz. The three crystals intergrow together. The sample is very aesthetic, contrasting and has ideal size.

Formula:

SiO2

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Country:

Locality:

Las Vigas, Veracruz

Group:

Oxides

Dimensions:

9.5 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm

Color:

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Zodiac:

Aquarius, Pisces

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Categories: Minerals,
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Description

Amethyst – SiO2 is the most desired and most beautiful variety of quartz. The Egyptians, the Etruscans and the ancient Romans already knew it, it was ascribed a magical power. In the Middle Ages, it was also highly valued in Europe, also called bishop’s stone. Amethyst is a stone of love. Before finding a diamond, it was equal to its price. The name can come from old-Hebrew, Assyrian, and Arabic. Greek “amethystos” means something like no wine, wine protection – drunkenness. It belongs to the hexagonal system.

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Additional information

Formula:

SiO2

Group:,
Country:

Locality:

Las Vigas, Veracruz

Group:

Oxides

Dimensions:

9.5 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm

Color:

,

Zodiac:

Aquarius, Pisces

Zodiac:, ,
Categories: Minerals,