Most commercial amethyst you see today will come from parts of South America such as Brazil or Uraguay. Here we have a wonderful specimen of Indian Amethyst. As you may notice, this amethyst plate is a much lighter hue of purple with clear terminations. Everyone can appreciate amethyst, but how far does your love for this mineral go?
Size: 4.73 x 2.81 x 0.81 in.
Weight: 5.50 oz
Chemical Formula: SiO₂
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.
You will receive the specimen pictured. Colors may vary based on screen size and resolution.