Amethyst 3” Freestanding Specimen
This high-quality Amethyst Cluster from Brazil is a great display piece and a wonderful gift for your favorite mineral aficionado. This piece is a beautiful shade of purple with nicely defined crystals. This freestanding amethyst cluster has a natural rough rock back and is polished on it's outer edges displaying the beautiful multi-colored transition between agate and amethyst.
Amethyst is, perhaps, the best loved of all the quartz varieties. Its warm purple glow is a favorite in home decorating and its widely used as a Feng Shui element. Place in your wealth corner and see what happens! Amethyst's purple color is due to small amounts (about 40 parts per million) of iron impurities in the crystal structure of quartz. It is the traditional and modern birthstone for those born in the month of February.
Please note that the color of Amethyst varies significantly from light to deep purple in different light sources.
Dimensions: 3" x 2-3/4"
Mineralogy: Amethyst's purple color is due to small amounts (about 40 parts per million) of iron impurities in the crystal structure of quartz. Amethyst has been found in siliceous volcanics, occurring as macroscopic crystals and druzy coverings inside of agate-lined cavities, often forming geodes. Amethyst also occurs in quartz veins.
Metaphysical Properties: Amethyst is a calming and meditative stone that can help bring emotional stability. A useful stone for meditation and lucid dreaming, Amethyst works in the emotional, spiritual and physical planes.
Please Note: This is not a one of a kind item. You will receive an item with similar quality.