X-Large Amethyst Crystal - Brazil

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Who does not want a massive point of amethyst? At almost 9 inches long, this piece is sure to take your collection to the next level. Specimens like this one are not often seen in just any mineral gallery.

Size: 8.96 x 2.16 x 1.87 in.

Weight: 25.70 oz

Location: Brazil

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. Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil produces the world's greatest concentration of amethyst specimens. It most commonly occurs in large volcanic geodes that are cut open to display their inner beauty. 

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.