Flower Amethyst Plate - Brazil

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This specimen is one of the more interesting ones we have currently. Although almost completely absent of color, there is almost zero matrix. This allows this specimen to be transparent when hold up to any light source! Flower amethyst is a trade name for some amethyst specimens. Often this name refers to amethyst with a crystal growth that radiates outward to give the appearance of "flowers". The term is being used more often the describe lower-grade specimens to increase their appeal.

Size: 4.2 x 2.6 in.

Weight: 2.5 oz

Location: Brazil

Amethyst is arguably the most popular mineral known to man. Many people are familiar with the beauty of its purple hues. Amethyst is a variation of quartz that contains trace amounts of iron. When the mineral is exposed to radioactive gamma rays, it is irradiated, producing the purple color we know and love. The saturation of the amethyst depends on the amount of iron present. 

Amethyst is a near-perfect health stone. It is used for relieving nightmares and insomnia. It enhances focus in both meditation and protection from psychic attacks. Amethyst is often used to help soothe the nervous system.

Chemical Formula: SiO₂

You will receive the amethyst plate pictured. Colors may vary based on screen size and resolution.