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    RASPBERRY AMETHYST "VUG"
    Rodeo Binito, 20 miles east of Fredrico
    Westphalen, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

    Almost all of the amethyst "geodes" from the Brazil-Uruguay border feature varying amounts of amethyst and agate with an occasional selenite or calcite in the interior. This particular geode contains a normal layer of light purple amethyst which has been over-coated with bright druzy crystals of rose quartz, giving this uncommon specimen a rich raspberry- colored interior. This specimen represents a thick center slice of the original geode measuring 17 x 13 x 5 inches thick and can be displayed on either side.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2008
    20th Sunday
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