Connoisseur's Choice, Collector Mineral Specimen. Amethyst Crystal Cluster with "strawberry" flecks of hematite. Pristine, Exceptional, Great Size.
Dimensions (millimeters): 110 x 80 x 60
Dimensions (inches): 4.3 x 3.1 x 2.4
Origins: from the famous Ontario, Canada location - Blue Point Mine Thunder Bay
Amethyst occurs in very hard rock. Removing a specimen intact and with no damage is nearly impossible yet here is a proof that it can be done! Flat Back, sits without support.
Amethyst is the purple variety of quartz and is a popular gemstone. The name 'amethyst' comes from the Greek and means 'not drunken' referring, to the almost wine-like color of some stones that they may have encountered. Its color is unparalleled, and even, other, more expensive purple gemstones are often compared to its color and beauty. Although it must always be, purple to be amethyst, it can and does have a wide range of purple shades. In a few select locations in the world come these beautiful hematite included amethyst creating a more intense wine color.
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