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Amethyst Druse UR Cut Base


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Amethyst is a purple gem from the quartz family. Its characteristic colour, whose intensity may differ, is influenced by ionizing radiation on a small admixture of iron compounds. The mineral occurs in basalts, where it forms large crystal fillings of cavities.

Druses are aggregates of crystals on the surface of a rock or mineral. These amethyst druses have a flat cut base and the sides of the mineral are often cut as well to boost the product's aesthetic value. The back of the stone remains in its natural form. These pieces come from the Artigas department in Uruguay, which is a location characteristic for amethysts with calcite formations growing on the surface of their crystals. In general, Uruguayan amethysts are typical for their stalactite growths and a dark purple colour.

Mineralogical specimens are rough, untreated minerals retaining their characteristic crystal shape. They are stones in their purest form and highly popular pieces among collectors and the public.

Use: These stones represent a charming interior decoration as well as a valuable piece of a mineralogical collection.

About the product: The product is sold by weight; the price is per 1 kg. Due to the nature of the product, only pallet shipping is available.