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Quartz (variety amethyst) "phantom".
TP27L1: Quartz (variety amethyst) "phantom"
Very sharp and brilliant Amethyst crystal. Specimen shows nice and well defined color zonations that are inside the known “phantom” growths. The terminal rhombohedra faces present the beginning of “window” growths.
Gobobos Volcano, Gobobosebberge  Namibia
Specimen size: 7.6 × 2.3 × 1.8 cm = 2.99” × 0.91” × 0.71”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) "scepter" with smoky Quartz and Albite.
NA14M0: Quartz (variety amethyst) "scepter" with smoky Quartz and Albite
Very sharp scepter with the classical multiple double terminations, short prism and irregular color zoning. On a Quartz crystal partially covered by Albite. A specimen with much better quality than it is usual for this locality.
Mas Sever Quarry, Massabè (Mas Ceber), Sils, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia  Spain (2008)
Specimen size: 7.2 × 3.1 × 3.8 cm = 2.83” × 1.22” × 1.50”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) 'hour glass'.
EC12N9: Quartz (variety amethyst) 'hour glass'
A novelty at Ste. Marie 2009. Doubly terminated crystal with very well defined color zoning, reminding one of an hour glass, and unidentified fibrous inclusions. On the back, the crystal has a neat contact, of sugary aspect, from the lost matrix from which it seems to have separated very easily.
Bou Oudi, Mount Adrar Tirecht, Tata Province, Souss-Massa Region  Morocco (2009)
Specimen size: 3.6 × 2.6 × 1.9 cm = 1.42” × 1.02” × 0.75”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) 'hour glass'.
EG63N9: Quartz (variety amethyst) 'hour glass'
A novelty at Ste. Marie 2009. Doubly terminated crystal with very well defined color zoning, reminding one of an hour glass, and unidentified fibrous inclusions. On the back, the crystal has a neat contact, of sugary aspect, from the lost matrix from which it seems to have separated very easily.
Bou Oudi, Mount Adrar Tirecht, Tata Province, Souss-Massa Region  Morocco (2009)
Specimen size: 3.3 × 2.3 × 1.7 cm = 1.30” × 0.91” × 0.67”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) 'hour glass'.
EF63N9: Quartz (variety amethyst) 'hour glass'
A novelty at Ste. Marie 2009. Doubly terminated crystal with very well defined color zoning, reminding one of an hour glass, and unidentified fibrous inclusions. On the back, the crystal has a neat contact, of sugary aspect, from the lost matrix from which it seems to have separated very easily.
Bou Oudi, Mount Adrar Tirecht, Tata Province, Souss-Massa Region  Morocco (2009)
Specimen size: 3.5 × 2.1 × 1.7 cm = 1.38” × 0.83” × 0.67”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) 'hour glass'.
EK14N9: Quartz (variety amethyst) 'hour glass'
A novelty at Ste. Marie 2009. Doubly terminated crystal with very well defined color zoning, reminding one of an hour glass, and unidentified fibrous inclusions. On the back, the crystal has a neat contact, of sugary aspect, from the lost matrix from which it seems to have separated very easily.
The specimen has been reviewed, photographed and published as a novelty from Ste. Marie 2009 in the magazine ‘Lapis’ on page 46, volume 34, number 9, September 2009.
Bou Oudi, Mount Adrar Tirecht, Tata Province, Souss-Massa Region  Morocco (2009)
Specimen size: 3.2 × 2.3 × 2 cm = 1.26” × 0.91” × 0.79”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) 'hour glass'.
EL64N9: Quartz (variety amethyst) 'hour glass'
A novelty at Ste. Marie 2009. Two doubly terminated crystals with very well defined color zoning, reminding one of an hour glass, and unidentified fibrous inclusions. On the back, the crystal has a neat contact, of sugary aspect, from the lost matrix from which it seems to have separated very easily.
This specimen was photographed for the magazine ‘Minéraux et Fossiles’ and appears on page 2 of number 383.
Bou Oudi, Mount Adrar Tirecht, Tata Province, Souss-Massa Region  Morocco (2009)
Specimen size: 3.9 × 2.5 × 1.8 cm = 1.54” × 0.98” × 0.71”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) after Calcite with Hematite.
6TP58L7: Quartz (variety amethyst) after Calcite with Hematite
Large lenticular Calcite crystal, partially dissolved, covered and replaced almost entirely by Quartz crystals (variety amethyst), with dark inclusions of probably Hematite, on the edges of the Calcite. Different.
Santiño Quarry, Tres Cerros de Santiño area, Artigas Department  Uruguay (2006)
Specimen size: 16.8 × 8.9 × 1.8 cm = 6.61”

Main crystal size: 1.6 × 1.5 cm = 0.63”

Price: €270 / US$304 / ¥34550 / AUD$430
Quartz (variety amethyst) and Calcite.
TP50I8: Quartz (variety amethyst) and Calcite
An extraordinary formation of amethyst crystals that covers completely a scalenohedral crystal of Calcite, preserving its original form. Color and luster are magnificent. It is from the classic zone of Artigas, actually worked by experienced mineralogists, so the samples found are especially interesting.
Catalán Grande Quarry, Catalán Grande area, Artigas Department  Uruguay (11/2006)
Specimen size: 12.3 × 9.9 × 7 cm = 4.84” × 3.90” × 2.76”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) and Epidote.
TD13J5: Quartz (variety amethyst) and Epidote
Magnificent crystal, very well defined and bright with an esthetic graded change of color clearer at the base and deeper on the termination with zoning. An important aspect is that it is on matrix, which is very rare with samples from this region. Even it had (badly) been popularized as Brandberg, the true locality is Gobobos, another nearest volcano.
The specimen is from the Charlie Key collection.
Gobobos Volcano, Gobobosebberge  Namibia
Specimen size: 10.3 × 7 × 3.8 cm = 4.06” × 2.76” × 1.50”

Main crystal size: 7.4 × 1.9 cm = 2.91” × 0.75”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) doubly terminated.
EN56AL0: Quartz (variety amethyst) doubly terminated
Quartz crystals (amethyst variety), some of them doubly terminated, that grow as scepters on white Quartz crystals. The amethyst is translucent and has an intense deep color, deeper at the ends of the crystals. It is getting less and less common to find specimens from this locality, which was worked for only a brief time.
La Francesa Mine, Villa Rafael Benegas (Villa Benegas), Mina Clavero, San Alberto Department, Córdoba Province  Argentina (01-06/2002)
Specimen size: 6.4 × 4.9 × 4.7 cm = 2.52” × 1.93” × 1.85”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) doubly terminated.
NX56AL0: Quartz (variety amethyst) doubly terminated
Group of doubly terminated Quartz crystals (amethyst variety), with very well defined faces and edges, translucent and with an intense deep color, deeper at the ends of the crystal. It is getting ever less common to find specimens from this locality, which was worked for only a brief time.
La Francesa Mine, Villa Rafael Benegas (Villa Benegas), Mina Clavero, San Alberto Department, Córdoba Province  Argentina (2003)
Specimen size: 5.8 × 5 × 4.2 cm = 2.28” × 1.97” × 1.65”

Main crystal size: 3.8 × 2.9 cm = 1.50” × 1.14”

Price: €180 / US$203 / ¥23030 / AUD$280
Quartz (variety amethyst) doubly terminated.
EJ97AL0: Quartz (variety amethyst) doubly terminated
Group of doubly terminated Quartz crystals (amethyst variety), with very well defined faces and edges, forming parallel growths. The crystals are translucent and display an intense deep color, deeper at the ends of the crystal. It is getting less and less common to find specimens from this locality, which was worked for only a brief time.
La Francesa Mine, Villa Rafael Benegas (Villa Benegas), Mina Clavero, San Alberto Department, Córdoba Province  Argentina (01-06/2002)
Specimen size: 7.3 × 5.4 × 3.7 cm = 2.87” × 2.13” × 1.46”

Price: €260 / US$293 / ¥33270 / AUD$410
Quartz (variety amethyst) doubly terminated.
EA49AD4: Quartz (variety amethyst) doubly terminated
Aggregate of doubly terminated Quartz (amethyst) crystals, two of them forming a parallel growth. They have grown on a white Quartz crystal. The color of the amethyst crystals is very deep and intense and they are very large for the locality.
Don Nicolás Mine, Villa Rafael Benegas (Villa Benegas), Mina Clavero, San Alberto Department, Córdoba Province  Argentina (01-06/2002)
Specimen size: 13 × 7.8 × 6 cm = 5.12” × 3.07” × 2.36”

Main crystal size: 12.8 × 6.9 cm = 5.04” × 2.72”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) epitactic Calcite.
MR72AB7: Quartz (variety amethyst) epitactic Calcite
Druse of Quartz (variety amethyst) crystals, one of them clearly dominant and with a considerable size. They are coating the surfaces of a group of now missing Calcite crystals, preserving their original shape. The crystals show a neat geometric color zoning, clearer on the prism faces and deep violet on the terminations. The sample is from a not well known quarry at the classic Artigas área and where very interesting and esthetic samples are today being recovered.
La Soberana Quarry, Catalán Grande area, Artigas Department  Uruguay (09/2011)
Specimen size: 19.5 × 18 × 14 cm = 7.68” × 7.09” × 5.51”

Price: €1450 / US$1637 / ¥185550 / AUD$2310
Quartz (variety amethyst) on Quartz (variety smoky).
TC60NG: Quartz (variety amethyst) on Quartz (variety smoky)
Scepter growth of a Quartz crystal (amethyst variety), with parallel growths in the lower part, translucent, with bright luster and an intense color, embedded in a Quartz crystal (smoky variety)
Mas Sever Quarry, Massabè (Mas Ceber), Sils, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia  Spain (2008)
Specimen size: 4.6 × 2.8 × 3.2 cm = 1.81” × 1.10” × 1.26”

Main crystal size: 3.5 × 2.7 cm = 1.38” × 1.06”

Price: €60 / US$67 / ¥7670 / AUD$90
Quartz (variety amethyst) on Quartz (variety smoky).
HM90NTB: Quartz (variety amethyst) on Quartz (variety smoky)
Scepter growth of Quartz, with a partially doubly terminated cap of the amethyst variety of deep color, and the base of the smoky variety, associated with leafy growths of Chlorite.
Mas Sever Quarry, Massabè (Mas Ceber), Sils, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia  Spain (±2008)
Specimen size: 12.3 × 3.2 × 3 cm = 4.84” × 1.26” × 1.18”

Price: €90 / US$101 / ¥11510 / AUD$140
Quartz (variety amethyst) on Quartz (variety smoky) and Microcline.
DF87AF8: Quartz (variety amethyst) on Quartz (variety smoky) and Microcline
Scepter growth of an elongated crystal with polycrystalline surfaces, on smoky Quartz with a Microcline matrix. It is from the historic site at the Montseny massif where the first high quality amethysts were found decades before the most recent finds.
We’ll send to the buyer a digitalized copy of a single label, commonly covering a group of similar samples from the same locality.
Les Mallorquines, Sils, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia  Spain
Specimen size: 8.2 × 3.3 × 2.8 cm = 3.23” × 1.30” × 1.10”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) pseudomorph after Calcite.
EE16K8: Quartz (variety amethyst) pseudomorph after Calcite
Groups of amethyst crystals, with an extraordinary color and brilliance, which have grown over Calcite crystals, thus preserving their scalenohedral habit, The Calcite crystals are now almost completely gone.
Santa Ana Quarry, Artigas Department  Uruguay (02/2007)
Specimen size: 10.1 × 5.1 × 5 cm = 3.98” × 2.01” × 1.97”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) scepter.
EQ27: Quartz (variety amethyst) scepter
Doubly terminated, sceptered on the first generation milky Quartz. Great architecture.
Don Nicolás Mine, Villa Rafael Benegas (Villa Benegas), Mina Clavero, San Alberto Department, Córdoba Province  Argentina (01-06/2000)
Specimen size: 5.2 × 3.4 × 3 cm = 2.05” × 1.34” × 1.18”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) scepter.
ED61F0: Quartz (variety amethyst) scepter
The crystal has simple forms, with an amethyst scepter on a crystal of milky Quartz. The brilliance of the faces and the color zoning (it is like an hour glass, as one sometimes sees in Gypsum) are notable.
Don Nicolás Mine, Villa Rafael Benegas (Villa Benegas), Mina Clavero, San Alberto Department, Córdoba Province  Argentina (2004)
Specimen size: 3.5 × 1.2 × 1.3 cm = 1.38” × 0.47” × 0.51”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) scepter.
NR47E0: Quartz (variety amethyst) scepter
Doubly terminated crystals that have grown in parallel and that have good color, transparency and with the scepter form growing on a first generation of colorless Quartz. It is esthetic and all the terminations are perfect.
Don Nicolás Mine, Villa Rafael Benegas (Villa Benegas), Mina Clavero, San Alberto Department, Córdoba Province  Argentina (2003)
Specimen size: 7.5 × 4 × 2.5 cm = 2.95” × 1.57” × 0.98”

Main crystal size: 5.7 × 2.7 cm = 2.24” × 1.06”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) scepter.
EB48F0: Quartz (variety amethyst) scepter
A very special specimen due to the considerable size of the crystals, their parallel growth, the scepter formation, and the quality and intensity of the color.
Don Nicolás Mine, Villa Rafael Benegas (Villa Benegas), Mina Clavero, San Alberto Department, Córdoba Province  Argentina (2004)
Specimen size: 10.5 × 6.5 × 5 cm = 4.13” × 2.56” × 1.97”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) scepter and doubly terminated.
EE17AD4: Quartz (variety amethyst) scepter and doubly terminated
Parallel growth of doubly terminated amethyst crystals that formed a scepter partially coating a white Quartz crystal. The color of the amethyst crystals is very deep and intense.
Don Nicolás Mine, Villa Rafael Benegas (Villa Benegas), Mina Clavero, San Alberto Department, Córdoba Province  Argentina (01-06/2002)
Specimen size: 9.4 × 4.5 × 4.4 cm = 3.70” × 1.77” × 1.73”

Main crystal size: 8.5 × 4.4 cm = 3.35” × 1.73”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety amethyst) with Calcite.
EP49AC6: Quartz (variety amethyst) with Calcite
Floater aggregate of transparent and very bright Quartz (variety amethyst) crystals, with phantom growths and with a very vivid and intense color. On the back, the aggregate is completely coated by Calcite and there is a very sharp, white, Calcite scalenohedron.
An excellent sample of the F. y C. Gilbert collection whose label we’ll send to the buyer.
This specimen's photo has been reviewed and published in the magazine ‘Mineralogical Record’ on page 556 in the volume 47, number 5 (September-October 2016)
Guanajuato, Municipio Guanajuato  Mexico (±1960)
Specimen size: 7.4 × 5.5 × 2.6 cm = 2.91” × 2.17” × 1.02”

Price: [SOLD]

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