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    Amethyst
    Artigas
    Artigas Department
    Uruguay
    5.12 x 4.25 x 4.72 inches (13.00 x 10.80 x 12.00 cm)

    This large decorative Amethyst is more than meets the eye. On the outside it is a beautiful spattering of small dark purple crystals, but on the underside this piece shows its true colors. It is a pseudomorph after Calcite from Uruguay. This unique piece forms first as Calcite then becomes overgrown by rich Amethyst crystals. Once the Calcite dissolves away all that remains is the shell created by the Amethyst. This piece is a fine representation of the type.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]




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    Auction Dates
    October, 2017
    5th-12th Thursday-Thursday
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