Stunning, 5" Amethyst Cluster - Las Vigas, Mexico

 
 
This is a stunning, amethyst crystal cluster from Las Vigas, Mexico. The entire piece measures 5x3.6" and there are dozens of beautiful crystals with nice terminations protruding at multiple angles.

Amethyst is a purple variety of quartz (SiO2) which gets its violet color from irradiation, iron impurities, and the presence of trace elements, which result in complex crystal lattice substitutions.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Quartz var. Amethyst
LOCATION
Las Vigas, Mexico
SIZE
Cluster 5x3.6", longest point 1.4"
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#78136