This is a Extra Fine Quality, Deep Purple, Uraguayan Amethyst Crystal Cluster. This piece stands on its base and one side as shown in the pictures.
Approximate Size: 5 1/4" Tall x 3 1/4" Wide x 2"
These crystals were mined in the prestigious Artigas Department in Northern Uruguay where the most desired amethysts are found today. Prized for their deep purple hues Uruguayan amethyst stones are untreated and 100 percent natural.
Small to medium Uruguayan Amethyst Crystal Clusters. Gem & Mineral Collector Extra-Fine Grade. Incredible Natural Deep Purple Color.
Known for its rich color amethyst is one of the most precious stones within the quartz family. This purple variety of quartz forms within large crystal geodes in volcanic rocks. Found inside the hollow of agate rocks Uruguayan Amethyst is a breathtaking natural beauty.
This gemstone's color ranges from a light lavender-pink to a deep purple. It is also displays pleochroism meaning it appears different colors when viewed from different angles. When light hits this gem you can see undertones of reds and blues.