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RM307   Quartz (var. amethyst)

Les Mallorquines, Riudarenes, Girona, Catalunya, Spain

This sample is one of the first amethyst quartz specimens were found in the Les Mallorquines area, near of the well known quartz crystals area of Sils and Massabé quarry. They come from outcrops and not of any mining works. The crystal is a floater and is partially recrystallized. It shows well developed rhombohedral terminal faces and, as usual, some bright faces and other dull. Good transparence. A historical specimen from this area found in the middle 80's.

Size: 7,5 x 4,7 x 2,5 cm.
Found in 1985`s

Ex-col. Daunis (Barcelona)