Quartz var. Amethyst - TUC18-10 - Piedra Parada - Mexico Mineral Specimen
A remarkably roseate, flowery cluster of deeply purple gem amethyst crystals: Perched aesthetically on a bit of matrix is a vertical cluster of glassy and gemmy, rich purple amethyst crystals, highlighted by the largest crystal which measures 6.2 cm in length. The mass is 84 grams. This is from a find of 2015 - 2016, and one of the finest small cabinet specimens I have seen in recent years, of this gorgeous Mexican classic.
Geology is beautiful! Purple rock and minerals week :)
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